When something is viewed there are simple things that can be seen and described. When you look at the glass in the photo, what do you see? If you are presenting the facts you will only describe the picture. A clear glass with some water in it.
John 17 records Jesus’ beautiful prayer to His father shortly before His crucifixion. In this prayer Christ prayed for all His disciples and set forth at least four principles to be used as a guide for us concerning our relationship to the world.
In 1905, the mother of Ann Jarvis Reeves passed away. She wanted to honor her memory and began petitioning for a “Mother’s Day”. A day for each family to honor their Mother. She never intended for the day to become so commercialized and, in fact, protested against that practice. She encouraged people to handwrite notes and cards and not just buy something. The day was officially made a holiday in 1908 and in 1914 the second Sunday of May was officially designated as Mother’s Day in the USA. Many other countries also celebrate a Mother’s Day, but not all of them do so on the same date.
There are many things that could be written about in articles like these. In congregations all over the world there is someone that has written an article. It will be read by some of the members and some will not even deem it necessary to pick up a bulletin, let alone actually read the article.