A Mother’s Day Bouquet

The word mother is defined as being a woman who has borne a child. However, I want to expand the meaning of this precious word to include more females than we might tend to think. A woman can become a mother through the adoption of children as well as through natural childbirth. A woman can be a spiritual mother as well as a biological mother. All of these ladies deserve special honor and recognition this coming Sunday as we celebrate Mother’s Day.

Flowers are a common gift given to honor mothers. Today I want to present a bouquet of floral images and meaningful scriptures to all mothers. Imagine each verse a flower hand-picked to be a blossom in your bouquet.


Every one of you shall revere his mother
Leviticus 19:3a



He gives the childless woman a family,
making her a happy mother. Praise the LORD!
Psalm 113:9 NLT


Strength and dignity are her clothing,
And she smiles at the future.
Proverbs 31:25


She opens her mouth in wisdom,
And the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.
Proverbs 31:26



Her children rise up and bless her;
Her husband also, and he praises her.
Proverbs 31:28


Charm is deceitful and beauty is vain, But a woman
who fears the LORD, she shall be praised.
Proverbs 31:30 


(Treat) older women as mothers, and younger women
as sisters, with absolute purity.
I Timothy 5:2


Happy Mother’s Day
to all moms!

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