Today in Indonesia December 22nd is celebrated as Mother’s Day. Not too privileging this day, but if there is a moment that we can be used, why do not we use it.
It’s really not harm if in this day you say your gratitude to sincerely to all the woman. They are also will be a Mother soon or later. Start from your beloved Mother ones who have given you a birth, so also your belover wife who will or have given birth to your children.
Mother, the pillar in a family. Before the sun rise she had wake up to prepare all the food for the whole house. She also has not slept even all eyes had closed in her household. Along the success of every man there should be a woman behind it.
His wife and/or his Mother.
Holy Scripture’s said:
- Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.
- The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.
- She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.
- She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands.
- She is like the merchants’ ships; she bringeth her food from afar.
- She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens.
- She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.
- She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms.
- She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night.
- She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff.
- She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.
- She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet.
- She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple.
- Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land.
- She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant.
- Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.
- She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.
- She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.
- Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.
- Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all.
- Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised.
- Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.
(Proverb 31: 10 – 31)
Happy Mother’s Day, to all the Woman in Indonesia.
Happy Mother’s Day to my wife Rita and my Mother Sarlianta.
Once again I love you. God Bless You.