Mother’s Day – Honoring Others

Romans 12: 10 (NIV)

“Be devoted to one another in love.

Honor one another above yourselves.” 

For some, Mother’s Day is just a reminder of what they’ve never had. To others, it brings beautiful memories and a deep appreciation for a Mom that gave so much so they would have a bright future.

No matter which one of these scenarios fit you, today is a day to honor someone special. Someone who makes a difference in your life or has made a difference in the life of someone else.

Here Are A Few Suggestions:

*If you have lost your Mom in the last few years, find a Mom who’s lost their daughter and share the day together. Share your memories and honor the relationship that made life special for you.

*If you are a Mom whose lost your child, find someone who has lost their mother. Mentor, encourage and share memories of the past that bring you both joy.

*If you are a man who has lost his mother, find a mother whose son is in the service and spend time listening to the fun times she had with her son. Help Mother’s Day pass with the joy of remembering, not the ache of being alone.

To find a way to help a service family in your community go to:


*If you are a man who isn’t much for words, but has no one special on this day, find a mom whose loved one is serving our country away from home and find some ways to help that family. Mow the grass, repair things that are broken, do something that would help her on Mother’s Day.

*If you are a woman who has always dreamed of being a mother, but have yet to be blessed in that way, spend the day at a neonatal unit at your local hospital holding babies who need love. Or, find a friend in your similar situation and spend the day together.

*If you have a great Mom, don’t take that for granted. Do something special. A gift, a note, an act of service, don’t let this day go by unrecognized.

What are you doing to honor someone special today?


About Michelle Lim

Author Michelle Lim is the Brainstorming/Huddle Coach with My Book Therapy Press and the Midwest Zone Director for American Christian Fiction Writers. Michelle’s romantic suspense is represented by Karen Solem of Spencillhill Associates and has gained contest recognition in the Frasier, the Genesis, and the Phoenix Rattler, winning the Genesis in 2015 for her genre. Michelle writes devotionals for The Christian Pulse Online Magazine and Putting On The New. Since her nonfiction book release, Idea Sparking: How To Brainstorm Conflict In Your Novel, through public speaking and online chats Michelle helps writers discover the revolutionary power of brainstorming to bring new life to their stories.

6 thoughts on “Mother’s Day – Honoring Others

  1. dtopliff says:

    Very good post. I honored family yesterday by working hard and happily getting much more ready at our new farm including lots of garden seeds in the ground–phew, but worth it!

    • Michelle Lim says:

      Thanks, Delores! So glad you spent time with family. The seeds you planted yesterday are symbolic in a way of the seeds you planted in your children’s and grandchildren’s lives throughout the years. Have a blessed Mother’s Day!

  2. jeannemt says:

    Beautiful post, Michelle. My family celebrated together yesterday. You give some good suggestions here. Thanks! Happy Mother’s Day, my friend!

  3. Michelle Lim says:

    Happy Mother’s Day to you too, Jeanne! Enjoy the time with hubby and kiddos. Hope they give you lots of TLC today.

  4. Melissa Tagg says:

    I’m a day late, but I had a wonderful day yesterday with my mom and family. I never ever get tired of hanging out with my fam!

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