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What Makes A Mother Happy?

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What Makes A Mother Happy

3 John 4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.


Here are some brilliant answers given by 2nd grade school children to the following questions!!

Why Did God Make Mothers?

  • She’s the only one who knows where the scotch tape is.
  • Mostly to clean the house.

How Did God Make Mothers?

  • He used dirt, just like for the rest of us.
  • Magic plus super powers, and a lot of stirring.
  • God made my Mom just the same like he made me. He just used bigger parts.

What Ingredients Are Mothers Made Of?

  • God makes mothers out of clouds and angel hair and everything nice in the world and one dab of mean.
  • They had to get their start from men’s bones. Then they mostly use string, I think.

Why Did God Give You Your Mother And Not Some Other Mom?

  • We’re related.
  • God knew she likes me a lot more than other people’s Moms like me.

What Kind Of Little Girl Was Your Mom?

  • My Mom has always been my Mom and none of that other stuff.
  • I don’t know because I wasn’t there, but my guess would be pretty bossy.
  • They say she used to be nice.

What Did Mom Need To Know About Dad Before She Married Him?

  • His last name.
  • She had to know his background. Like is he a crook? Does he get drunk on beer?
  • Does he make at least $800 a year? Did he say NO to drugs and YES to chores?

Why Did Your Mom Marry Your Dad?

  • My Dad makes the best spaghetti in the world. And my Mom eats a lot.
  • She got too old to do anything else with him.
  • My grandma says that Mom didn’t have her thinking cap on.

Who’s The Boss At Your House?

  • Mom doesn’t want to be boss, but she has to because Dad’s such a goof ball.
  • Mom. You can tell by room inspection. She sees the stuff under the bed.
  • I guess Mom is, but only because she has a lot more to do than Dad.

What’s The Difference Between Moms And Dads?

  • Moms work at work and work at home, and Dads just go to work at work.
  • Moms know how to talk to teachers without scaring them.
  • Dads are taller and stronger, but Moms have all the real power ’cause that’s who you got to ask if you want to sleep over at your friend’s.
  • Moms have magic, they make you feel better without medicine.

What Does Your Mom Do In Her Spare Time?

  • Mothers don’t do spare time.
  • To hear her tell it, she pays bills all day long.

What Would It Take To Make Your Mom Perfect?

  • On the inside she’s already perfect. Outside, I think some kind of plastic surgery.
  • Diet. You know, her hair. I’d diet, maybe blue.

If You Could Change One Thing About Your Mom, What Would It Be?

  • She has this weird thing about me keeping my room clean. I’d get rid of that.
  • I’d make my Mom smarter. Then she would know it was my sister who did it and not me.
  • I would like for her to get rid of those invisible eyes on the back of her head.


Things My Mother Taught Me

  • Kisses make everything better


    My Precious Mother, Content Gleason Ballestero

  • Tell the truth – honesty best policy
  • Clean-up my room
  • Be respectful – Adults, rich or poor
  • Be kind
  • Cleanliness is next to godliness
  • No shame in being poor, but there is in being dirty.
  • How to forgive
  • Importance of having my will broken
  • Clothes don’t make the person
  • The person makes the clothes.
  • Pretty is as Pretty does
  • Share
  • Money is not everything
  • Family is God’s greatest gift, 2nd only to the Holy Ghost

She Taught Me To Respect Her House

She Taught Me The Importance Of Prayer

  • That prayer changes things
  • That prayer changes people
  • That she loved me enough to pray for me
  • She taught me about God
  • She taught me to respect God’s Word – Don’t play with the Bible
  • She taught me to respect God’s house

She Taught Me Jesus Could

  • Heal me


    My Precious Mother-In-Love, June Starr Davis

  • Save me
  • Deliver me
  • Help me
  • Forgive me

She Taught Me To Put God First

She Taught Me That Jesus Loves Me


Mother’s Never Stop Worrying About Their Children

  • Health
  • Safety
  • Soul

Mother’s Never Stop Loving

Mother’s Never Stop Praying



What Makes A Mother Happy?

3 John 4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.


For Her Children To:

  • Love her
  • Honor her
  • Respect her
  • Obey her

To Have Her Children Become Responsible Citizens

What Makes A Mother Happy?

  • When she walked down the aisle to dedicate you
  • When you walked down the aisle at graduation
  • When you walked down the aisle in marriage
  • When you walked down the aisle and gave your life to God

She’ll Thank You For The:

  • Flowers
  • Gifts
  • Card
  • Sweet Words
  • Help around the house
  • Phone calls

But Her Greatest Joy Is When Your Heart Gets Right With God

Her Greatest Joy Is When You Obey God’s Word In Acts 2:38

Acts 2:38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

Repent Of Your Sins

Be Baptized In Jesus Name

Receive The Holy Ghost, Speaking In Tongues


A Prayer For Mothers Day

  • God, it is mothers’ day.
  • It’s the day we set aside to honor our Mothers


1. We Pray For Your Blessing On All New Mothers:

  • Be near to new mothers.
  • Through the Demands of new motherhood
  • Sleep deprivation, weariness.

2. We Pray For Your Blessing On Mothers Who Have Lost A Child.

  • Through miscarriage or death
  • Through adoption
  • Through abortion
  • Or Through the breakdown of a relationship.
  • Be near to those mothers
  • Grant them peace and strength in their sadness and pain.

3. We Pray For Your Blessing On Mothers Who Long For A Better Relationship With Their Child

  • Would you to heal the rifts in their lives,
  • Help them to know how reach out and to let go appropriately.

4. We Pray For Your Blessing On Women Who Parent Alone

  • Thank you for their courage
  • Help them as they seek to be both mother and father to their precious children.
  • Place others alongside them to help and encourage them.

5. We Pray For Your Blessing On Women Who Long To Be Mothers.

  • Comfort them, heal them, sustain them, be near them.
  • We pray for babies for them, in your time.

6. We Pray For Your Blessing On All Mothers Today.

  • Give them an ever-growing love for their children.
  • May they raise them in the fear and admonition of the Lord.


God, We Thank You For Our Mothers

  • For the women who bore us and birthed us
  • For the women who fed us and cared for us
  • For the women who and disciplined us and loved us

Thank You For Our Mothers, And Bless Them All Today

You Don’t Have A Godly Heritage? Start One Today.

Written by Martyn Ballestero

May 7, 2014 at 11:24 am

5 Responses

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  1. Great post Elder. Every Mother desires her children walk in doctrinal truth and truthfulness 🙂 Blessings.

    Buddy Jones

    May 7, 2014 at 11:54 am

  2. Reblogged this on philipupham's Blog.


    May 7, 2014 at 11:37 pm

  3. Great post Elder. My dear Mother is 92 and recently has been slipping into moments of confusion and fear, not knowing what to do or where she is. The amazing part is the low lament of words is a little quiet prayer, “In Jesus Name, help me Jesus”, over and over. We are thankful that prayer is on her heart even when the simpelist task is very difficult for her.
    My Dear Mother has lived a life of sacrifice and we love her dearly! Thank God for a wonderful example of love!

    Dennis Morris

    May 10, 2014 at 12:19 am

  4. beautiful!

    Ballestero Carl

    May 10, 2014 at 8:49 pm

  5. (teary eyes)
    So beautiful. Thank God for all godly Moms. And I’m so thankful to our Lord for my Mom who always pray, love and remind me even if I’m far from home. Her faith inspires me.

    Sister Ann

    May 21, 2014 at 11:55 am

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