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Happy Mother's Day, Mommies!

This blog was dedicated to my two Mothers. So, let me brag a bit about them.

My Earthly Mommy, Brenda:

As a kid, she was one of my best friends. She taught me how to talk, how to value prayer and scripture, how to be creative, how to bake - and to enjoy the batter too! If dad couldn't fix it, mom could. She showed me that nothing was impossible and no one was unlovable. When I was a little girl, I was often called "Mini-mom" and I can't lie: I wanted to be just like her.

When she got ill, losing that constant was one of the hardest things I'd ever had to deal with. But she'd raised a woman who wouldn't buckle under pressure though I came pretty close a couple times. It was only because of the way she and my father raised me that I was able to push on, get my degree, and be the woman I am. She says that I excelled despite her and my father's weaknesses. I disagree. I excelled because of their love and instruction.

And though my mother often does annoy m…