Sometimes the value of a word in Scrabble ® bears no resemblance to that which the word represents. This is the case of today’s word, MOTHER. When the Lord commanded us to “honor your … Mother”, He used the language of value or price.
“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be prolonged in the land which the LORD your God gives you.” Exodus 20:12
On the second Sunday each May a day is set aside to celebrate mothers and to let them know how much they are valued by us. The author of Proverbs 31 describes such a woman, also a mother. We are told that her value is “far above jewels”. God assigns a high price for a good mom. Have you told the mothers in your life how much you value them?