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Saying I Love You. Reprinted by permission of LindaCarol Cherken. ©2004 LindaCarol Cherken.

Behind Blue Eyes. Reprinted by permission of Jennifer Graham. ©2001 Jennifer Graham.

Words to Love By. Reprinted by permission of Ave Maria Press. Excerpted from Words to Love By by Mother Teresa. ©1983 by Ave Maria Press, P.O. Box 428 Notre Dame, IN 46556. Used with the permission of the publisher. All rights reserved.

Princess. Reprinted by permission of Kristy Ross. ©1997 Kristy Ross.

An Impromptu Dance at Dusk. Reprinted by permission of Marian Gormley. ©1995 Marian Gormley.

Billy the Brave (aka Brave Billy Spade). Reprinted by permission of John Thomas Fenn. ©1994 John Thomas Fenn.

Cellular Love. Reprinted by permission of Amy Hirshberg Lederman. ©2004 Amy Hirshberg Lederman.

Mini Massage Therapists. Reprinted by permission of Marian Gormley. ©1995 Marian Gormley.

The Gravy Boat Rescue. Reprinted by permission of Walker Meade. ©2003Walker Meade.

Mom’s Favorite Child. Reprinted by permission of Sue Thomas Hegyvary. ©2000 Sue Thomas Hegyvary.

Letter to Josh. Reprinted by permission of Linda D. Masters. ©1989 Linda D. Masters.

Always Believe in Miracles. Reprinted by permission of Geraldine Edwards McDuffie. ©2001 Geraldine Edwards McDuffie.

Love on Trial. Reprinted by of Rev. Dr. James N.McCutcheon. ©2002. Excerpted from Preaching for the American Century. Written by Rev. Dr. James N.

McCutcheon, Ramz Publishing, Peabody, MA 2002.

My Mother’s Strength. Reprinted by permission of Velma Adams for Patricia Jones. ©2004 Velma Adams and Patricia Jones.

Learning to Say Hello. Reprinted by permission of Kathi Rose. ©1990 Kathi Rose.

Pennies from Heaven. Reprinted by permission of Susan Clarkson Moorhead. ©1998 Susan Clarkson Moorhead.

Shoulder to Shoulder. Reprinted by permission of Carol McAdoo Rehme. ©1999 Carol McAdoo Rehme.

A Misfortune—Not a Tragedy. Reprinted by permission of James A. Nelson. ©1996 James A. Nelson.

My Son, the Street Person. Reprinted by permission of J. Eva Nagel. ©1999 J. Eva Nagel.

Motherhood: A Transformation. Reprinted by permission of Margaret-Mary Jaeger. ©1996 Margaret-Mary Jaeger.

Sibling Rivalry. Reprinted by permission of Deeptee and Vikrum Seth. ©2004 Deeptee and Vikrum Seth.

Loving Her Best. Reprinted by permission of Deborah Shouse. ©2003 Deborah Shouse.

Motherhood 101. Reprinted by permission of Karen Leigh Waldman. ©2003 Karen Leigh Waldman.

What I Want Most for You, My Child. Reprinted by permission of Saritha Prabhu. ©2000 Saritha Prabhu.

And What Do You Do? Reprinted by permission of Jennifer Singer. ©2002 Jennifer Singer.

The Littlest Girl Scout. Reprinted by permission of Erica Orloff. ©2001 Erica Orloff.

Lost and Found. Reprinted by permission of Alice Steinbach. ©1990 Alice Steinbach.

A Long Day at the Track. Reprinted by permission of Mary Kay Blakely. ©1994 Mary Kay Blakely.

Anniversary Celebration. Reprinted by permission of Renee Mayhew. ©2000 Renee Mayhew.

The Kiddie Garden. Reprinted by permission of Jacklyn Lee Lindstrom. ©2004 Jacklyn Lee Lindstrom.

Near Misses and Good-Night Kisses. Reprinted by permission of Sally S. Nalbor. ©1986 Sally S. Nalbor.

Replicas. Reprinted by permission of Melissa Hill. ©1998 Melissa Hill.

Pink and Blue Makes Green. Reprinted by permission of Deborah Lynn Farmer. ©2003 Deborah Lynn Farmer.

Outpouring of Love. Reprinted by permission of Jean Brody. ©2002 Jean Brody.

Calling Mr. Clean. Reprinted by permission of Karen Driscoll. ©2000 Karen Driscoll.

I Am a Mother. Reprinted by permission of Joan Sedita. ©1995 Joan Sedita.

I’ll Do It. Reprinted by permission of William Holton. ©2002 William Holton.

You’ll Never Be the Same. Reprinted by permission of Kimberly Janine McLarin. ©2000 Kimberly Janine McLarin.

Mother’s Lessons Can Last a Lifetime. Reprinted by permission of Vicki Marsh Kabat. ©1999 Vicki Marsh Kabat.

Entertaining Angels. Reprinted by permission of Judith M. Lewis. ©2000 Judith M. Lewis.

Trying Times and Dirty Dishes. Reprinted by permission of Cynthia Marie Hamond. ©2002 Cynthia Marie Hamond.

On-the-Job Training. Reprinted by permission of Karen M. Trevor. ©1999 Karen M. Trevor.

Mother’s Magic. Reprinted by permission of Mimi Greenwood Knight. ©2002 Mimi Greenwood Knight.

Gotta Watch the Fish Eat. Reprinted by permission of Cheryl Kirking Kilker. ©1998 Cheryl Kirking Kilker.

Dancing for Fireflies. Reprinted by permission of Sarah Benson. ©2000 Sarah Benson.

Nobody’s Perfect. Reprinted by permission of Mary Kay Blakely. ©1988 Mary Kay Blakely.

A Mother’s Letter to Santa. Reprinted by permission of Deborah Farmer. ©1997 Deborah Farmer.

Momma’s Little Surprise. Reprinted by permission of Susan Krushenick. ©2004 Susan Krushenick.

Look at Me. Reprinted by permission of John du Feu. ©1998 John du Feu.

Mother Love. Reprinted by permission of Carol D. Rehme. ©1988 Carol D. Rehme.

The Last Rebellion—Weddings. Reprinted by permission of Ruth Waldman Lehrer. ©2001 Ruth Waldman Lehrer.

Recipe for Life. Reprinted by permission of Arthur Wilson Bowler. ©2001 Arthur Wilson Bowler.

Bound by Love. Reprinted by permission of Victoria Ann Patterson. ©2000 Victoria Ann Patterson.

Snow at Twilight. Reprinted by permission of Maggie Wolff Peterson. ©1999 Maggie Wolff Peterson.

Picture Day. Reprinted by permission of Carolyn Claypool Armistead. ©2000 Carolyn Claypool Armistead.

Sharing a Bowl of Happiness. Reprinted by permission of Kristy Ross. ©2004 Kristy Ross.

The Good-Night Kiss. Reprinted by permission of Georgette Symonds. ©1999 Georgette Symonds.

Anticipating the Empty Nest. Reprinted by permission of Bonnie Lyn Feuer. ©1994 Bonnie Lyn Feuer.

Teddy Bear Tonic. Reprinted by permission of Bonnie Davidson. ©2001 Bonnie Davidson.

The Day Mama Went on Strike. Reprinted by permission of Nancy West. ©1998 Nancy West.

The Peach-Colored Crayon. Reprinted by permission of Phyllis L. Nutkis. ©2002 Phyllis L. Nutkis.

The Bike Trip. Reprinted by permission of Peggy Newland-Goetz. ©2004 Peggy Newland-Goetz.

The Piano. Reprinted by permission of Phyllis L. Nutkis. ©2001 Phyllis L. Nutkis.

Don’t Cry Out Loud. Reprinted by permission of Carla Riehl. ©2004 Carla Riehl.

First Love. Reprinted by permission of Sophia Valles Bligh. ©2000 Sophia Valles Bligh.

It’s a Date. Reprinted by permission of Carol McAdoo Rehme. ©2002 Carol McAdoo Rehme.

My Daughter, the Musician. Reprinted by permission of Linda Ellerbee 1997 Linda Ellerbee.

She Came Back Bearing Gifts. Reprinted by permission of Luanna Kay Warner. ©2001 Luanna Kay Warner.

The Pink High-Tops. Reprinted by permission of Dorothy Gilchrest. ©1997 Dorothy Gilchrest.

To See You. Reprinted by permission of Cynthia Marie Hamond. ©2002 Cynthia Marie Hamond.

Mama’s Hands. Reprinted by permission of Beth Crum Sherrow. ©1995 Beth Crum Sherrow.

The Fragrance of Chanel. Reprinted by permission of Charlotte A. Lanham. ©1999 Charlotte A. Lanham.

Signs of the Times. Reprinted by permission of Bonnie Michael. ©1995 Bonnie Michael.

Light in the Dark. Reprinted by permission of Betsey Neary. ©1997 Betsey Neary.

Tomorrow Is Not Promised. Reprinted by permission of Rita E. Billbe. ©2002 Rita E. Billbe.

A Dance with My Grandmother. Reprinted by permission of Rusell E. Fischer Jr. ©2001 Rusell E. Fischer Jr.

Mended Hearts and Angel Wings. Reprinted by permission of Anne Cook. ©1983 Anne Cook.

Sacred Cows. Reprinted by permission of Ina Hughes. ©2002 Ina Hughes.

Gran. Reprinted by permission of Mary Ann Horenstein. ©2002 Mary Ann Horenstein.

Little Bits of Letting Go. Reprinted by permission of Lynda Raye VanWyk. ©2004 Lynda Raye Van Wyk.

Porch-Swing Cocktails. Reprinted by permission of Rusell E. Fischer Jr. ©2001 Rusell E. Fischer Jr.

Another Mother. Reprinted by permission of Jann M. Mitchell. ©2003 Jann M. Mitchell.

Recapturing the Joy. Reprinted with permission of Family Circle magazine. ©1995 Family Circle magazine.

In the Eyes of the Beholders. Reprinted by permission of Deborah Shouse. ©2003 Deborah Shouse.

Sunday Afternoons. Reprinted by permission of Phyllis L. Nutkis. ©2004 Phyllis L. Nutkis.

Baked with Loving Hands. Reprinted by permission of Phyllis Edgerly Ring. ©2004 Phyllis Edgerly Ring.

The Intent of the Heart. Reprinted by permission of Walker W. Meade. ©2003 Walker W. Meade.

Mother’s Silver Candlesticks. Reprinted by permission of Elisabeth J. Shineberg.

©1995 Elisabeth J. Shineberg.

Baby Steps. Reprinted by permission of the Orange County Register/ ©1995 Orange County Register.

The Mother’s Day Gift. Reprinted by permission of Joan G. Sutula. ©2000 Joan G. Sutula.

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