Wednesday, May 4, 2011

I Have a Mother Who Prays

This week, I have had more hits on my blog than any other time.  I was curious to know what was driving visitors here, and discovered they were being directed here through a google search on mothers.  I found it heartwarming that so many people cared about their mothers.  I came across a poem yesterday that I wanted to share with you.  The author is unknown.  

Some have had kings in their lineage,
Some to whom honor was paid.
Not blest of my ancestors - but,
I have a mother who prays.

I have a mother who prays for me
And pleads with the Lord every day for me.
Oh what a difference it makes for me - 
I have a mother who prays.

Some have worldly success
And trust in riches they've made - 
This is my surest asset,
I have a mother who prays.

My mother's prayers cannot save me,
Only mine can avail;
But mother introduced me to Someone - 
Someone who never could fail.

Oh yes..I have a mother who prays for me
And pleads with the Lord every day for me.
O what a difference it makes for me - 
I have a mother who prays.
Author Unknown


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My mother has the spiritual gift of a prayer warrior, so many times I have seen her on her knees in prayer for her family.  I can tell you that my mother's prayers have made a difference in my life.  I can't even imagine the condition I'd be in today if it weren't for her prayers.  Something I have taken for granted.  This Mother's Day, I will tell her how grateful I am for her prayers. 

Have a blessed day dear ones.  Thank you for visiting my blog ~ your comments warm my heart.  Please leave me a note here and share with me about your mother's prayers, or how you pray for your children.  



2 comments:

Melissa said...

This brought tears to my eyes - I can so relate to the friend whose thought was that her mother would no longer be there to pray for her. I know now that my mother's prayers were the only thing that got me through some situations in my life - I didn't realize it at the time. My dear mother died 2 years ago with colon cancer. I miss her so....she left me the legacy of praying for my two greatest blessings, my children.

Traci S. said...

Hi Abby,

I wanted to let you know that I received the beautiful cards that you gave away for one of your Friday drawings! They are wonderful! Thank you so much!

This post is beautiful. I love the poem. My mother is Jewish, as you know, and she prays...but things are different. Jews don't believe that Jesus is the Messiah.

I am SO very grateful to have some good friends, like you, who will pray for me. It has helped me so much! I am sure it is what got me through the American Cancer Society's Re-Lay for Life. I actually felt like I was wearing prayers...like I was literally covered in them from head to toe. I actually felt like I was lifted up...when I didn't think I could walk anymore. Praise God!

And, I love the image you are so generously letting us use today. You are so talented. I am very blessed to call you a friend. Wonderful post!

He IS Able,
Traci Starkweather