Happy Mother's Day!
This is a wonderful time to acknowledge our mothers, our surrogate mothers, mentors, and the mother within us all! Today we should celebrate women and their role in keeping mankind alive. I really believe that is something that we are hard-wired to do--protect the species! So far we have done it, although it gets harder all of the time.
I want to pay my respects to my wonderful mother. She loved us and tried to do the right thing by us. We did not have much; but, we always had clothing, food, shelter, and love.
My mother is and always has been beautiful to me. She has a generous nature and a fun-loving side that sometimes gets a little silly--(I definitely fall into that category also!).
On this day and every day, I wish for happiness for my mom. May she continue to see beauty in nature, and love in others.
Here is a poem for women to honor all of us today. It will be featured in my next book, which is called Waiting for the Rest of your Life.
In decades past and present
It has been made known to women
That it is a man's world
Men still rule in some dark areas
Of the world, often by force
The victims of violence
Are most often women and children
Statistics document this truth
Fear can be a powerful weapon
But it is a weapon of cowardice
Women are amazing beings
Inch by inch we have made progress
We have been fighting battles with
Our bodies and with our intellect
Women will not give up, or give in
We have come too far for that
Together, all women weave the
Fabric that supports all of mankind
Come share the power
Of sisterhood, of womenhood
Reach out to others and
Hold them up, so they will not fall
There is strength in our numbers
And we will carry on cum forte
Bless us every one!