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May 2, 2014

Happy Mother's Day from Angel the Church Mouse

Hi, all you kind folks in Readership Land,

I trust you all took to sharing the meaning of Easter with someone from my shared meanings from “ Little Jelly Bean Story” (Also yum-yum jelly beans in the tummy!) and Mary at the Cross opening her heart for God’s words to fall into her heart.

Mercy! In my scrampin’ about I came across several versions of an old gospel that made me little heart “pitty-pat.” I would like to pay tribute to a Great Mother of one son, who lost His life for us all, this Mother’s Day.

Remember to say “Happy Mother’s Day” to your mother or someone who was/is like a mother to you. There are many who have memories of a mother and missing her with love.

“A Rose Amoung the Thorns” - author unknown

While strolling through the fields of time There’s many things to see. But nature is the greatest sight That there could ever be. The Greatest of all to me is how the world was formed. And why the roses have to live Each day amoung the thorns.

One day amoung a world of thorns A Rose began to grow, It was the Greatest gift of God This world will ever know. It was the will of God to show That since the world was formed There had to be a Rose to live and die amoung the thorns.

Two Thousand years will soon be gone Since God looked down in love. There in the town of Bethlehem A Rose began to bud. It lived to bloom until one day Was crushed with awful frown. And then in love from God above was moved to higher ground.

Kind folks, I came across another version, by the Stanley Brothers, that goes like this at the end:

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