Mother’s Day

For such a long time this second Sunday in May, Mother’s Day, was a dreaded day on the calendar for me.

I cringed at the the thought of  get togethers, the smiles, the well meaning people wishing me a Happy Mothers Day even though I wasn’t a mother and I was far from “happy“.

My heart and my arms were empty for this day.

Scott and I would skip church, stay in bed, drink coffee and try to ignore the significance of the day as long as we could.

It was a hard time.

Now, by God’s great mercy and blessing, I am a mother.

This is my second Mother’s day.

But it’s strange, I still feel a little sad on this day.

I don’t forget what it’s like to be a mother without a child – what that feels like in your heart.

So, I will say an extra prayer for those who’s hearts are sad today.

Sad for loss, sad for waiting, sad for hopelessness.

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Yet the importance of the day cannot be missed.  Mothers deserve to be honored.

I want to say Happy Mother’s Day to my moms – strong women with soft hearts.

Thank you for your love that never goes away.

I love you.

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2 thoughts on “Mother’s Day

  1. Thank you.I love you too.
    You, too, are a strong woman with a soft heart.
    “that boy” has brought out the best in you…he was worth waiting for!
    xo

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