Reflection of a Mother

From the page gr8est quotes:

Reflections Of A Mother – UnknowN

• I gave you life, but cannot live it for you.
• I can teach you things, but I cannot make you learn.
• I can give you directions, but I cannot be there to lead you.
• I can allow you freedom, but I cannot account for it.
• I can take you to church, but I cannot make you believe.
• I can teach you right from wrong, but I cannot always decide for u.
• I can buy you beautiful clothes, but I cannot make u beautiful inside.
• I can offer you advice, but I cannot accept it for you.
• I can give you love, but I cannot force it upon you.
• I can teach you to share, but I cannot make you unselfish.
• I can teach you respect, but I cannot force you to show honor.
• I can advise you about friends, but cannot choose them for you.
• I can advise you about sex, but I cannot keep you pure.
• I can tell you the facts of life, but I can’t build your reputation.
• I can tell you about drinks, but I can’t say “no” for you.
• I can warn you about drugs but I can’t prevent you from using them.
• I can tell you about lofty goals, but I can’t achieve them for you.
• I can teach you about kindness, but I can’t force you to be gracious.
• I can warn you about sins, but I cannot make you moral.
• I can pray for you, but I cannot make you walk with God.
• I can tell you how to live, but I cannot give you eternal life.
• I can love you with unconditional love all of my life and I will.

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