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In Honor of Moms

The strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
– Barbara Kingsolver

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

A mother is she who can take the place of all others but
whose place no one else can take.
— Cardinal Mermillod

The phrase “working mother” is redundant.  ~Jane Sellman

A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.  ~Tenneva Jordan

I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me.  They have clung to me all my life.  ~Abraham Lincoln

A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.  ~Victor Hugo

Grown don’t mean nothing to a mother.  A child is a child.  They get bigger, older, but grown?  What’s that suppose to mean?  In my heart it don’t mean a thing.  ~Toni Morrison, Beloved

Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes, by dozens and hundreds.  Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers and sisters, aunts and cousins, comrades and friends – but only one mother in the whole world.  ~Kate Douglas Wiggin

Life began with waking up and loving my mother’s face. -George Eliot

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY to all of you amazing mothers out there, especially my Mom!