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A Mother's Report Card


At the end of each week,
A mother's grade is not based 
On the number of fights she mediates.
It is not calculated by the meals she makes
Minus the meals eaten out,
Nor the time spent listening 
Plus the time spent cleaning.
It is not derived from her children's behavior in public
Or her children's behavior in private
Or her children's behavior after they've moved out.

A mom's grade is not decided 
By the frequency of her prayers for them,
Or how often she reads the Bible to them,
Or the modeling of Christian behavior in front of them.
A mom's grade is not even based on the effectiveness of her love,
The familial love, the possessive love, or God's unconditional love.

At the end of each day,
A mother's grade is based 
On the perfection
Of her savior
To whom she commits 
Her every feeble attempt,
To whom she believes 
Will redeem all her efforts,
To whom she entrusts 
With her children's well-being,
And whom she knows 
Will grade and deliver straight A's.

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Anonymous said…
AMEN. Our Heavenly Father is whom we seek for.

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