Mother’s Day: Creating Joyful Motherhood

Once again it is Mother's Day. It's a nostalgic moment for me, as it is for most of us. My earliest memories of Mother's Day go back to our little white Cape Cod home in Arlington, Massachusetts, surrounded by the white picket fence. In those days, it was the custom, at least in New England, that on Mother's Day you wore a flower. It was a token of respect to your mother. A white carnation in her memory if she was dead, a red carnation to celebrate her presence if she was living. I'm sort of sorry that custom has gone out of style.

Abundant Life: How to Live Life to the Fullest

The focal point of this message is the challenge to place or renew our faith in Jesus. When we do so, wel discover what it is to live life to the fullest. We discover that paradox that in losing yourself to Christ's love and grace in the service of others, you find yourself in the abundant life you were created to live!