Mama Made the Difference comes straight from the heart of the Jakes family to yours. In his uplifting and powerful voice, Bishop Jakes shares personal stories about growing up in his mother's home, revealing the time-honored lessons and values she taught him. Woven into his personal vignettes are inspirational biblical stories about mothers, heartfelt advice for modern-day moms, and testimonials from other prominent African-American figures about the importance of motherhood. Paperback.
The New York Times bestseller that celebrates motherhood-for-mothers and those who love them.
Beloved pastor and bestselling author T.D. Jakes pays tribute to his mother-and mothers everywhere-with powerful, heartwarming stories and lessons from his own experiences as a son and pastor.
Woven into these vignettes are Biblical stories and testimonials from famous children of mighty mothers whose nurturing wisdom and influence helped to shape their worlds, and whose invaluable lessons were the building blocks of great character. Bishop Jakes incorporates those lessons-from believing in God and oneself, to learning the value of support, responsibility, and celebrating others, to understanding the power of prayer, wisdom, and endurance-in Mama Made the Difference, a must-have not only for mothers, but also for daughters and sons, brothers and sisters, parents and grandparents-and anyone else who has ever felt the power of a mother's love.