Saturday, May 12, 2012

To Our Wonderful Mothers

This post is dedicated to all of our wonderful mothers, without whose unselfish, love and devotion, our lives would be forever changed.
"Happy Mother's Day", I hope your day is filled with much loveliness.

"A Mother holds her children's hands for a while.......their hearts forever."

You Were There

You were there when we took our first steps,
And went unsteadily across the floor.
You pushed and prodded: encouraged and guided,
Until our steps took us out the door...

You worry now "Are they ok?"
Is there more you could have done?
As we walk the paths of our unknown
You wonder"Where have my children gone?"

Where we are is where you have led us,
With your special love you showed us a way,
To believe in ourselves and the decisions we make,
Taking on the challenge of life day-to-day.

And where we go you can be sure,
In spirit you shall never be alone,
For where you are is what matters most to us,
Because to us that will always be home...

- Author Unknown.


Country Gal said...

Lovely post ! Happy Mothers Day to you all.

Susan Freeman said...

I don't know how many more Mother's Day posts I can read. They are all so touching. I think that I have been through an entire box of tissues already. While I can still type without shorting out the keyboard, let me take this chance to wish you a very happy Mother's Day.

Big Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

DJan said...

And a Happy Mother's Day to you, Jo! Thanks for all the lovelies you spread amongst your followers... :-)

Sharon Rose said...

Thank you for this lovely poem.

Happy Mother's Day!!!

Cathy at PotterJotter said...

I don't know how I got to your blog but so glad I did. Your pictures are so calming and beautiful and I love poetry so have enjoyed reading all your quotes in the side-bar and the poems in your previous posts. xCathy

Susie said...

Jo , What a lovely poem. I think of my mother all the time. I miss here the most in spring. Happy Mother's day to you. Smiles, Susie

Anonymous said...

Happy Mother's Day !!! What a beautiful poem !!

Patsy said...

Great poem and you have a lovely Mother's day.

Anonymous said...

I love you blog. very calming and beautiful.Thank you for all you do.Happy mothers day.

Anonymous said...

Happy mothers day.I too love your blog.It is so calming and beautiful.Thank you for sharing the beauty.

Shane Pollard said...

Hello Jo
This poem is such a lovely tribute to our Mothers - thank you.
Mine has been gone 12 years now and if I could wish for one thing it would be to have her by my side once more....

I've just found your lovely blog via Maggie - and now I've become your newest follower.

Do pop over and see me and I'll get out my prettiest teacups and we can chat about all things english over a cup of tea and an anzac biscuit - or two!!!


Tweedles -- that's me said...

Such a beautiful poem! And we are wishing that your Mothers Day was wonderful too

Betsy Banks Adams said...

Hi There, I'm trying to catch up after being gone for a week.

Loved your tribute to mothers, Jo. My Mom died in 1991 --and I still miss her so much..

Hope you have a wonderful week.

John Going Gently said...

those memories of your grandparents on my blog gave me a smile x

Nellie said...

This was beautiful, and it brought tears to my eyes!