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Sunday, May 14th open thread: ‘There’s a Mother Always Waiting at Home’

May 14, 2017

  open-threadHere is the open thread for Sunday, May 14th. Please feel free to post links to interesting articles and to discuss whatever issues arise during the course of the day. Nothing is off-topic here.

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  Happy Mother’s Day to all of you mothers out there who read America’s Watchtower, here is Johnny Cash performing “There’s a Mother Always Waiting at home.”

frui diem

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6 Comments leave one →
  1. May 14, 2017 9:44 am

    Beniamino Gigli March 20, 1890 – November 30, 1957
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    • May 14, 2017 12:27 pm

      Those Italian’s sure know how to sing it don’t they! Such emotion ~ good for them. God sure enabled Gigli with some pipes didn’t He! Thanks Swiss. Happy Day to you!

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    • May 14, 2017 6:56 pm

      What a beautiful voice! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. May 14, 2017 2:27 pm

    Nice song Steve, a bit saddening since my mom has exited this plane of existence. But, I’m thankful for her and to God for giving her to be my mother! She was glad to have me as a daughter (most of the time 😌😉) – although I wish I’d been better at that. May we remember the better times though, for us who’s mother’s have passed on. May the Lord give them a hug of love for us, and for you whose mom’s are still alive, give those hugs in person if able, or at least with your words of love.
    How fast the times go (albeit slow sometimes in the ‘now’), to share together things of quality and worth with those God has placed in our lives. The world portrays “life” and “living” as something more material, in a way that it profits the few (money-mongers) in charge, who run the “Game of Life”. No care or thought for the ‘Bigger picture’ Who really runs the breath and heartbeat of inhabitants. The love we share and give to our mother’s proves the importance of Love. A substance that can be felt and experience, inside and out. A gift from our Creator, a quality of Himself given to us to express and live. For God is Love. 1 John 4:16 Without God sharing that part of Himself, love wouldn’t exist in us to share. (How unPC is that!) 😊 Happy is the Mother whose GOD is the LORD of Glory!

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    • May 14, 2017 7:01 pm

      Very well said Zip! So sorry your mom is not here any more but I know you are comforted in the fact that one day you will be together again.
      Life is so much more than material things, it is too bad that so many people are obsessed with acquiring things that they miss out on the things that make life special. They are looking to fill a void in their lives and if only they would realize that void can be filled with God.

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      • May 14, 2017 7:21 pm

        Thanks Steve. Yes, God made Mother’s special for sure and Dad’s. Love covers all, which is also comforting!
        The physical things are nice at the time of receiving or giving. But, like fresh flowers – many will purchase to send to their Mother’s – will fade and be thrown away. Even ‘live’ plants don’t last forever. But God is forever and Love everlasting! So, best to go with Him, like you stated!

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