What Will My Children Say?

The Fruit of the Spirit

My mother is a Christian,
In every important way;
The fruit of the Holy Spirit
Is displayed in her every day.

My mother is filled with kindness,
With love and joy and peace;
Her patience and her goodness
Inspire, and never cease.

She follows our Lord Jesus
With faithfulness, and more;
She's gentle and has self control,
She knows what prayer is for.

Thanks, Mom, for being a Christian,
And showing me how to be;
I'll follow your example
For all eternity

By Joanna Fuchs

It is my prayer that my children can look over the words of this poem and see my face come to mind. Not because I want some special praise or recognition, but because I want to be one of the best examples of Jesus for them. I hope they can say with ease that their Mom consistently displays the precious fruit of the Holy Spirit. This poem is a great reminder for me of my duties as a mother.

I love my "babies"!
(April 2011)
My children and me
Mother's Day 2009

A very Happy Mother's Day to every mother out there, especially my own.

My Mommy and "baby" brother


  1. What beautiful little faces! Happy Mother's Day!

  2. What precious, beautiful children!
    May you have a wonderful, blessed Happy Mothers Day! :)

  3. That's a great poem...and extremely humbling. I have a LONG way to go in my walk before I feel my kids could picture ME when reading that!

  4. Love seeing the pictures of your children. Happy mother's day!

  5. Stacie,

    What a great poem to describe a caring Christian Mother!

    You certainly do have a beautiful family as well. Thank you for sharing those pictures, where precious memories, for you, were made. :)

    -L. Rose

  6. I am glad to say it is because of you that I am a Mother! You started it all then we were blessed with your brother who ended the process! I love you more than words could say and I am thankful that I am your Mother! I love You!

  7. Hi Anne,

    Thank you! Happy (belated) Mother's Day to you!

  8. Thank you, Kristin!!

    Happy (belated) Mother's day!!

  9. Hi Tina,

    You are right. . .this poem is very much humbling. I've got a ways to go myself. . .thank God that it's a daily walk. One day at a time.

    Take care and happy (belated) Mother's day.

  10. Aww April,

    Thanks! I love those little people!
    Happy (belated) Mother's day to you, too!

  11. Hi Lady Rose!!!!

    Thank you for such sweet words about my family. :o)

    I really liked this poem, too. It was in our church program years ago on Mother's day. I cut it out and put on my fridge and it's been there ever since. Great reminder!

    Take care, sweet Lady R.

  12. Oh, Mom!!!!

    Big hugs and smooches to you! I love you.

  13. How precious(: Happy Belated Mother's Day to you!!

    I haven't visited or posted much. Life has gotten busy. Take care girl!!

  14. Hey Mrs. Gertha!

    (I guess Blogger put your comment back up!) Happy Belated Mother's day. I'm glad you could stop by, because I know what you mean about "life getting busy."

    Take care my friend!


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