My precious mom went home to glory May 3, on her 85th birthday. Not only did she impact my family and me immeasurably, she touched so many other people during her lifetime. And what a life she lived!
Pastor Benny Shares Memories of His Remarkable Mother
“I saw six lilies—six beautiful lilies in my hand. And I saw Jesus enter my room. He came to me and asked me for one of them. And I gave Him one lily.”Eventually, our family had six boys—Benny, Chris, Willie, Henry, Sammy, and Michael—and two girls. My sister Rose was the oldest in the family, and Mary was the youngest, but my mom never forgot her bargain with God. “Benny,” she told me later, “you were the lily I presented to Jesus.”