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Listen to your mother

was at a meeting where a number of women, many of them mothers, were spontaneously asked, “What is the message you would like to leave to the next generation?” Here are some of their answers:

Listen to your heart.

Try to do an act of love every day.

Make the most efficient use of your time and resources.

Take time for tea.

Accept others as they are.

Remember that it’s never too late to learn.

Be transparent.

Learn from everyone, even from negative experiences.

Be true to yourself.

Accept truths that are new to you.

Trust and obey God.

– Alma Barkman writes from Winnipeg

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