ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Words without Deeds mean Nothing

Updated on April 1, 2009

YOU CAN SAY ANYTHING YOU LIKE...BUT IT IS WHAT YOU DO THAT COUNTS

And I am guilty of deeds un-done..My Mother very much enjoys going to church on Sundays..Well at first I did take her to church.... then I fell back and she found a stranger to take her..She enjoyed this very much...and it gave me some freedom for myself...so I just let her go with these strangers.

Well after a few weeks, I began to feel guilty and demanded to know their names and phone numbers , which these very caring people readily gave to me.Then I provided and prepared my Mother with some ID to always carry with her. Well this lastest for about 4-5 weeks..

My Neice, lives here also, so she began to take mom to church on Sunday's ,but being a working mom with 2 small children she was usually late and mom was not too happy with sitting way in the back...Well needless to say my niece failed to continue....so mom went without church visits on Sunday's. And actually never complained much..Just would ask me "Is it Sunday today"

So I began to feel very sad and now we go to church every Sunday to the 10:00 o'clock mass..I make sure we get there by 9:40 and get a close seat..so she can hear well (she wears hearing aides)..I must confess that it has done me more good then she will ever know. She is very happy and loves her Sunday's in the church.

I guess the point is promises are easy to make....but not as easy to keep...hence the saying I found "Words without Deeds mean Nothing"..I now have more meaning to my life because she is Happy..:O) It is a long road Alone

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • G-Ma Johnson profile image
      Author

      Merle Ann Johnson 6 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      crayonbrains..Thanks for commenting..wow it has been 2 years already since the last comment..but more like 4 years since this this happened. HOW TIME FLIES. we no longer attend church as she is in a facility at 93, but curch comes to them every Sunday through volunteers...:O) Hugs G-Ma

    • crayonbrains profile image

      crayonbrains 6 years ago from The World Is Mine !

      G- Ma I fully agree with you and believe action speaks louder than words but sometimes it becomes mighty difficult to keep up our promises.We are only human.

    • G-Ma Johnson profile image
      Author

      Merle Ann Johnson 8 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Awww thank you sweetie...nice words are always nice to hear...:O) hugs G-Ma

    • Dolores Monet profile image

      Dolores Monet 8 years ago from East Coast, United States

      G-ma - your hubs are always full of inspiration. Here you tell us how to really live, how to really be good people. Sorry I haven't read one of your hubs lately. Now, I see what I was missing.

    • G-Ma Johnson profile image
      Author

      Merle Ann Johnson 8 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Thanks dear but that doesn't change a thing for me...:O) I know you Know I know...He he...I am fine Love ya Mom

    • cindizzj@yahoo.co profile image

      cindizzj@yahoo.co 8 years ago from Northern California

      Ah mom, it might feel like you are alone in caring for grandma, but actually, you are the one who gets to do it, hard as it is, and I know. When she is gone, the rest of us will wish we had the time with her that you do. And you have kept her from being alone, which she would be if it wasnt for you. You may be lonly, but you are not alone.

    • G-Ma Johnson profile image
      Author

      Merle Ann Johnson 9 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      Shane...Thank you and yes I meet with other's twice a month and it is such a good thing...and it is lonely...G-Ma :O) Hugs

    • Shane Belceto profile image

      Shane Belceto 9 years ago from WA USA

      It can be a long road alone so glad you are not on it alone and have your mom with you ... this is great and further proof for me that things in life even for others do happen for a reason if at first we may not "see" it.

      Are you also meeting others going through the same things like you there too?

      ~Expect Miracles

    • G-Ma Johnson profile image
      Author

      Merle Ann Johnson 10 years ago from NW in the land of the Free

      thanks..I fixed it was one of my first

    • Kenny Wordsmith profile image

      Ashok Rajagopalan 10 years ago from Chennai

      G-Ma, the text shown in the preview is missing!

    • profile image

      Charlene Theriaul 10 years ago

      how about naming your picture" PATH OF LIFE" i love Nature, the path look calm peacewful as God must be.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: "https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr"

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)