MOTHER

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KNIT together...Psalm 139:13 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.

Knit together…

I can see them working diligently over the 9 months that are required for You to knit me together in my mothers womb, Lord.

They seem to get bigger over that time as You wield those mighty tools, not swords, knitting needles according to the Word of God, steadily meshing together, threading flesh to flesh, bone to sinew, muscle to tendon.

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. Knit together…When you wonder if God knows you, these 4 powerful scripture will confirm He does and comfort you.

Little teeny knitting needles with special tips for special jobs.  I can only image how those tools are shaped, Father.  Only You know.

And the special ones for the mind…

I praise Your mighty name for You chose to reveal Yourself to me in such a mighty way Father…yet it started when You began to knit with those special knitting needles just for the mind…

And the soul, FATHER!  What do those unique knitting needles look like?  Do these divine devices differ for each one of Your dear children?  I had to ask, since Your Word says we are all uniquely made, yet created in Your image.

Psalm 22:10 From birth I was cast on you; from my mother’s womb you have been my God.

Yes Lord, cast on You from my mother’s womb.  You have been and will be my God.  I praise You for choosing to reveal Yourself to me, that I may extol Your virtues and exalt Your Holy Name.  Thank you that You choose us.  HOLY is Your name among all names.

Psalm 71:6 From birth I have relied on you; you brought me forth from my mother’s womb. I will ever praise you.

Ephesians 6:2-3 2 “Honor your father and mother”—which is the first commandment with a promise— 3 “so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”

Thank You for commanding us to honor our mother and father, O Father God.  And thank You that Your commandment includes a promise…that it may go well and you may enjoy long life on the earth.

Mother and I enjoyed the local Women’s group luncheon yesterday.  At 91, she is STILL a joy to be around.  Sharp mind, big smile and a heart that melts folks around her.  She is a treasure. 

Thank You, Father, that I still have her here with me.  Yes, she has been given a long life on this earth.  HONOR…She honors You so well, Lord.  And is an inspiring role model.

Happy Mother’s Day

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29 thoughts on “MOTHER

  1. What a beautiful testimony to your mother and to the work of the Lord Susan 🙂 I am so thankful and blessed to have an incredible mother who still teaches me every day through just being who God created her to be! I also have a wonderful mother-in-law who loves me like her own. Both of them also love the Lord which is what I love most about them. We’re postponing Mother’s Day until May 30th when they will meet for the first time while my parents visit from Scotland 😀

    1. Oh Sarah, how magnificent! Have a time that is so blessed because your Great God is smack in the middle of y’all’s gathering! (There’s a Texas word for ya!)

      Lots of hugs. Susan

  2. What a beautiful post! Being a mom is not for the weak, it’s tough and it’s beautiful and it’s…well an honor. Thank you for all these wonderful verses that serve as reminders of how very special being a mom is. Have a beautiful Mother’s Day!!! ♥

  3. Thank you for the link up. I’m new here and looking forward to getting to know some other bloggers and yourself. Following on pinterest. My links are 39 & 40.

    1. Heaven,
      Welcome! Wow-how fun to know you found us on Pinterest. I pray these words of mine and others bless you. Join us each Friday for the dance! Susan

  4. Susan, we are neighbors at Kate’s FMF this morning. In response to the word prompt “meet” I wrote about my own mother! I took the liberty to link up to your Dance With Jesus!

    1. Susan,

      WElcome! I’m so glad you linked up. Join us here each Friday where we #DanceWithJesus. Isn’t that beautiful imagery? I’ll go read your blog now too. Moms rock!

  5. Beautiful words, just in time for Mother’s Day! Thank you for sharing and hosting each week, Susan. God bless!

  6. What do Your knitting needles look like…special tips for special jobs. Such an important concept in simple sentences. So thankful He decides what beautiful is and not me. I can trust that. Happy Mother’s Day Susan!!

    1. Amen Meg. He drops those questions into my spirit. And I think how odd. Then I think “How God…” Right?! Expanding our minds and renewing us daily. Hugs and happy Mother’s Day!

  7. This is a beautiful post, Susan – and wonderful words spoken to honor your mother. She sounds like a treasure! Have a wonderful Mother’s Day weekend.
    Blessings,
    Kamea

  8. I love this! We are heading down to Alabama to see my 90-year-old mother-in-law for Mother’s Day. She is so smart and witty. I praise God for her. She is a blessing! God bless you today and every day, Susan!

    1. Kristine, how wonderful that you still have her and that she is also still smart and witty. Love that. Savor every sweet moment. Hugs. Susan

  9. What beautiful images. Psalm 139 is my absolute favorite and the illustration of the knitting needles as God knits us together in our mother’s womb and then as we grow the needles are used differently is so striking. Thank you for this beautiful post to honor our moms. Have a blessed Mother’s Day!

  10. Thank you for setting my heart today in love for my mom, Susan. Beautiful words. Guess what I got in the mail yesterday? Something that took my heart and stretched it wide with joy and anticipation of all God will do through your pages of love. Go Susan Go! Love you. You are a fantastic mother!

    1. Yes! Did you see it took a month and was returned here…for insufficient postage. My husband used the postage self-serve at the post office. Who knew?!

      I thought it was already there til it showed up back here last week! May those words be a blessing to you Kelly. So glad you WaNT to read it! Hugs my “techie” friend.

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