A Mother’s Love

God bless all mothers! Today, I honor you all. You have one of the most important “jobs” on the planet, and yours is often a thankless one.  Today, I pray you receive the appreciation you so richly deserve. I also pray you are granted a glimpse of the importance of what you do every day. It matters. You matter. Happy Mother’s Day! 

“No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love. It shrinks not where man cowers, and grows stronger where man faints, and over wastes of worldly fortunes sends the radiance of its quenchless fidelity like a star.”   ~Edwin Hubbell Chapin

“Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love.”  ~Mildred B. Vermont

“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.”  ~Rajneesh

“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.”  ~Honoré de Balzac

“A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden, fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.”  ~Washington Irving

“A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.”  ~Agatha Christie

“All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.”  ~Abraham Lincoln

“Before becoming a mother I had a hundred theories on how to bring up children. Now I have seven children and only one theory: Love them, especially when they least deserve to be loved.”  ~Kate Samperi

“Education commences at the mother’s knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of little children tends towards the formation of character.”  ~Hosea Ballou

Mothers, I wish you much joy!



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