Mama Used to Say: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life: A Legacy of Words Worth Preserving from One Generation to Another by Joyce Digby Nelson, Ed.D.
Excerpts from Page 31:
Ask and You Shall Receive
You have not because you didn’t ask. Mama wanted you to ask
for what you wanted.
You Have Not Because You Ask Not
Don’t complain about what you don’t have if you didn’t make
your needs known. Mama used to say she worked day and night
“to provide us with what we needed and some of things we