What is a Mother?


  1. What is the true meaning of a mother?

The definition of a mother is a woman who gives birth or who has the responsibility of physical and emotional care for specific children. She brings up (a child) with care and affection. One who gives birth to but not necessarily always birth.

2. What makes a mother a mother?

A mother is a protector, disciplinarian and friend. A mother is a selfless, loving human who must sacrifice many of their wants and needs for the wants and needs of their children. A mother works hard to make sure their child is equipped with the knowledge, skills and abilities to make it as a competent human being.

3. What is the role of a mother?

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A mother plays multiple roles in a child’s development, as she is a teacher in every aspect of a child’s developmental growth – social emotional, physical, cognitive and independence.

4. What does the Bible say about mothers?

The Bible consistently asks followers to honor and love their mothers. Examples of this can be seen in Exodus 20:12, “Honor your father and your mother,” and Leviticus 19:3, “Every one of you shall revere his mother and his father.”

5. What are the traits of a good mother?

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  • 8 qualities of a mother. So, what makes a great mom? …
  • Patient. With patience, you’re less likely to yell or say things you might regret, especially when it’s crunch time in the morning and you need to get out the door. …
  • Respectful. …
  • Strong. …
  • Humble. …
  • Empathetic. …
  • Authoritative. …
  • Supportive.

6. What is the value of mother?

A mother teaches her child everything that she knows right from talking, walking to living a fulfilling life. She is also the one who disciplines and educates a child for a better living. Right from getting up to sleeping, a mother teaches all she knows.

7. What is a mothers love?

It is defined as a protective and possessive affection which a mother will typically display towards their child throughout their life. MOTHER LOVE: “Motherly love is considered a possessive affection where a mother will protect their offspring at all costs.”

8. Mother types

The five mother types

  • Perfectionist mother. A perfectionist mother is typically, an over-controlling, fearful and anxious woman for whom appearance is everything. …
  • Unpredictable mother. …
  • The best friend mother. …
  • The me-first mother. …
  • The complete mother.

9. What does Proverbs say about mothers?

Proverbs 23:22-25: “Listen to your father who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old.

What is a Proverbs 31 woman?

She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. She speaks with wisdom, and faithful instruction is on her tongue. She watches over the affairs of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. “Many women do noble things, but you surpass them all.”

Proverbs 31

31 The words of king Lemuel, the prophecy that his mother taught him.


10 Who can find a virtuous woman? for her price is far above rubies.

11 The heart of her husband doth safely trust in her, so that he shall have no need of spoil.

12 She will do him good and not evil all the days of her life.

13 She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands.

14 She is like the merchants’ ships; she bringeth her food from afar.

15 She riseth also while it is yet night, and giveth meat to her household, and a portion to her maidens.

16 She considereth a field, and buyeth it: with the fruit of her hands she planteth a vineyard.

17 She girdeth her loins with strength, and strengtheneth her arms.

18 She perceiveth that her merchandise is good: her candle goeth not out by night.

19 She layeth her hands to the spindle, and her hands hold the distaff.

20 She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.

21 She is not afraid of the snow for her household: for all her household are clothed with scarlet.

22 She maketh herself coverings of tapestry; her clothing is silk and purple.

23 Her husband is known in the gates, when he sitteth among the elders of the land.

24 She maketh fine linen, and selleth it; and delivereth girdles unto the merchant.

25 Strength and honour are her clothing; and she shall rejoice in time to come.

26 She openeth her mouth with wisdom; and in her tongue is the law of kindness.

27 She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness.

28 Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.

29 Many daughters have done virtuously, but thou excellest them all.

30 Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.

31 Give her of the fruit of her hands; and let her own works praise her in the gates.

10. A mother’s job is to pray for her children while they don’t have the words, understanding, or insight to pray for themselves. We stand in the gap, praying for their salvation, gifts, and lives, much like the Spirit prays for us”. As moms, we do a lot to serve our children.

It is an honor to be trusted by the Most High to be responsible for our ‘mini-me’s’ and to make sure that no harm can come to them. We are Mama Bears, Bob Cats, overseers, Leopards and Lionesses for our families. We grind the enemy at every attempt to harm our households. God chose a woman to have His Son, the Savior of the World through a woman who became the Mother of mothers. He could have chosen a different way but He chose a chaste, beautiful virgin to do so. She was clean and young, innocent and humble. She was the perfect conduit from the Earth to His Throne.

And what does it mean to serve as a conduit?

someone or something that provides a way of passing something such as information or payments from one person to another: The social media platform has served as a conduit for misinformation. A captain is the conduit between the coach and the players.


What are the sacrifices of a mother?

Let’s look at some of the sacrifices moms secretly make so their children lead better lives.

  • Staying up with us. …
  • Keeping us fed. …
  • Giving up their quiet time and sometimes their own peace. …
  • Being there in sickness and health. …
  • Spending time with us. …
  • Letting us be ourselves but correcting our behavior.
  • A mother will go dirty so that her child can stay clean.
  • A mother will diet so that her child can eat.
  • A mother will sacrifice her personal time just to be with her children.
  • A virtuous mother will read the word of God and know that he exists and teach it to her children.

A mother is kind and positive, sweet and lovely, humble yet strong, intelligent yet meek, She knows that man is the strongest between the two but she tries her best regardless. She can run her household with her without a man’s presence. She knows that God is her husband and he will not allow her to go through more than what she can handle.

We celebrate this day as Mother’s Day which is a time that we should honor and respect our mothers. And not just a mothers but the grandmother is in the great-grandmother’s as well. There is strength in a mother’s love. There is power in a mother’s love. Put aside any differences that you may have had during the years and hug your mother, give her a kiss or call her and tell her that you love her. She may need to hear that. There are things that she may have gone through throughout the years that you know not of. Without your knowledge she may have suffered in ways unimaginable. I pray that this is a time for all of us to forgive one another and continue on in love is God would have it.

Are you saved?

Call of repentance

If you are not saved just do this, ask Jesus to forgive you of your sins and tell him that you believe that he died on the cross and was raised from the dead the third day. Accept him as your Lord and Savior. Tell him that you love him and thank him. Now go find a Bible believing, spirit fillde church and learn about him because it is never too late. Everything that you did up until this time the Bible says, God throws it as far as the East is from the West and remembers it no more. Don’t do a 360 Do a 180 and change your ways.

The Lord bless you and keep you and make his face shine upon you and give you his grace and his peace. Continue to listen for his voice and he will speak to you and you will hear him. And remember to pray for the peace of Jerusalem.

To God be the glory for the things that he has done.

Reverend Esther R Scott


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