Submission is not obedience; it's not compliance or a weak-willed conformity. Submission is an act of the will; a decisive deference to another. It may have become a curse word over time, but submission is the secret ingredient to maturity.
I used to work at a medical research facility with a boss who was obsessed with emotional intelligence. He incorporated it into every meeting, reinforcing the value of self-awareness and encouraging us to be more attuned to the emotional temperature of a room. The irony is that everyone on our team knew our boss needed to work on the very thing he was preaching to us.
Because I've spent almost 30 years shopping for my own mama, I know how hokey many Mother's Day gifts can be. So, if you're running short on time but still want to make Mother's Day special for someone in your life, here's your go-to list!