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A Memorial

“When the entire nation had finished crossing the Jordan, the Lord said to Joshua, “Select twelve men from among the people, one from each tribe, and instruct them as follows: Pick up twelve stones from the spot exactly in the middle of the Jordan, where the priests’ feet are standing; take them along with you and deposit them in the place where you will spend the night.” “Joshua summoned the twelve men whom he had designated among the Israelites, one from each tribe; and Joshua said to them, “Walk up to the Ark of the Lord your God, in the middle of the Jordan, and each of you lift a stone onto his shoulder-corresponding to the number of the tribes of Israel.This shall serve as a symbol among you: in time to come, when your children ask, ‘What is the meaning of these stones for you?’ you shall tell them, ‘The waters of the Jordan were cut off because of the Ark of the Lord’s Covenant; when it passed through the Jordan, the waters of the Jordan were cut off.’And so these stones shall s…

Motherhood

“The Lord appeared from of old to me [Israel], saying, Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore with loving-kindness have I drawn you and continued My faithfulness to you.”(Jeremiah 31:3 Amp)

The closest comparison we have, here on earth, to the love "Elohim Avinu" (God our Father) has for US, His children, is that of the maternal love a mother has for the children YHWH has given her.‘Motherhood’ is a position from which there is no retirement.From the moment her child enters her world, be it through childbirth, or through the process of foster care, or adoption, a mother’s job is 24/7.Even after her offspring have left the nest, her job is still in existence, though the ‘job description’ has now been altered.

The love of a mother is to be an everlasting love; that is how YHWH designed it.No matter what children do, no matter how many mistakes they make, no matter how many times they mess up, ‘mommas’ will always welcome them with loving arms and make it bette…