Mother’s Day

Dear Church!

As Mother’s Day approaches, it is an opportunity for us to reflect on the incredible gift that mothers are to us all. Mothers are the backbone of our families and play an essential role in shaping our lives and faith.

For many of us, our mothers are our first teachers of faith. They are the ones who instill in us the values of love, kindness, and compassion. They are the ones who pray for us and with us, and they are the ones who guide us to the path of righteousness.

On this special day, we celebrate the selflessness, dedication, and unconditional love that mothers provide. We honor their sacrifices, hard work, and unwavering commitment to their families. We thank them for the countless hours they spend caring for us, supporting us, and nurturing us.

At the same time, we acknowledge that not all women have had the opportunity to become mothers. Some may have struggled with infertility, while others may have chosen not to have children for personal reasons. On this day, we also remember these women and honor their contributions to our communities.

Ultimately, Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the women in our lives who have profoundly impacted us. Whether it is our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, or friends, we are grateful for their love and their presence. We pray that God will continue to bless them and ask for the strength and wisdom to honor them as they deserve.

As we celebrate Mother’s Day this year, let us take a moment to express our gratitude to the women who have shaped our lives. May their love and commitment continue to inspire us all, and God bless them abundantly.

Lastly, we also acknowledge that in some situations, men play the role of mother. We give thanks to God for them. We also acknowledge the broken relationships between mother and child and the many complexities in the family. May God heals the wounds of brokenness, and may grace and peace abound!

Grace and peace!

Pastor Sela

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