[FREE printable!] God knew that love is to suffer so God made a mother. He needed someone who knows that in every hard place is exactly where you extend grace. Someone willing to keep loving when it makes no sense because that's what love does. Someone who knows that life is not an emergency but a gift. Someone who knows that umbilical cords can be cut but heart strings never can. So God made a mother.
"Mothers who know do less. They permit less of what will not bear good fruit eternally. They allow less media in their homes, less distraction, less activity that draws their children away from their home. Mothers who know are willing to live on less and consume less of the world’s goods in order to spend more time with their children—more time eating together, more time working together, more time reading together, more time talking, laughing, singing, and exemplifying. These mothers choose ...
"There is no one perfect way to be a good mother... Each mother has different challenges, different skills and abilities, and certainly different children... What matters is that a mother loves her children deeply and, in keeping with the devotion she has for God and her husband, prioritizes them above all else." Elder M. Russell Ballard