John Glenn – American Hero
Happy Mother’s Day!
Hello faithful reader, and welcome to
our 2017 Mother’s Day Edition!
Without any doubt, moms are God’s
greatest creation. There is nobody more
loyal, caring and loving toward another human soul than a mom is to her children. I have seen this first hand from my wife, her mother, my daughters, and my very own mom. I have never seen a finer example of unconditional love than these ladies have shown me. So, I wanted to stop and pay tribute to moms everywhere, if just for a moment.
We’ll start with this Agatha Christie quote from, “The Last Séance”:
“A mother’s love for her child is like
nothing else in the world. It knows no law,
no pity, it dates all things and crushes
down remorselessly all that stands in its
Here’s a touching short story:
A man stopped at a flower shop to order
some flowers to be wired to his mother who lived two hundred miles away. As he got out of his car he noticed a young girl sitting on the curb sobbing. He asked her what was wrong and she replied, “I wanted to buy a red rose for my mother. But I only
have 75 cents, and some rose costs $2.”
“Come on in with me. I’ll buy you a rose,”
The man smiled and said.
He bought the little girl her rose and
ordered his own mother’s flowers. As they
were leaving he offered the girl a ride home. “Yes, please! You can take me to my
mother,” she said. The young girl then directed him to a cemetery, where she placed the rose on a freshly dug grave.
The man returned to the flower shop,
canceled the wire order, picked up a
bouquet and drove the 200 miles to his
Finally, from Mitch Albom, “But behind
all your stories is always your mother’s
story, because hers is where yours begins.”
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