|Food For Thought
the beginning of our "Value Chain".... our children are the "Legacy" we
Most of us become parents
long before we have stopped being children.
The best thing parents can
spend on their children is time, NOT money.
Houses are made of wood and
stone, but only Love can make a home. -Anonymous
One good mother is worth
a hundred schoolmasters.
Good family life is never
an accident but always an achievement by those who share it.
-James H.S. Bossard
Give a little love to a child
and you get a great deal back.
A mother holds her children's
hands for a while, their hearts forever.
Every baby comes with the
message that God is not yet discouraged.
The mother's love is like
God's love; He loves us not because we are lovable, but because it is His
nature to love, and because we are His children.
We never know the love of
a parent till we become parents ourselves. When we first bend over the
cradle of our own child, God throws back the temple door, and reveals to
us the sacredness and mystery of a father's and a mother's love to ourselves.
-Henry Ward Beecher
Parents need to fill a child's
bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can't poke enough
holes to drain it dry.
A mother understands what
a child does not say.
Children need love, especially
when they do not deserve it.
-Harold S. Hulbert
A grandmother is a mother
who has a second chance.
Children are a bridge to
There are only two lasting
bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots; the other, wings.