To the editor,
takes more to be a mother than carrying a child for nine months and
nurturing it. More than giving birth to a child. It takes a lot of time,
effort and lots of sleepless nights.
Moms got through sickness,
diaper changing and bottle feeding. But it is worth it all. Mothers try
to protect their children from harm and danger. When they get hurt we
pick them up and cuddle them and kiss away their tears. We hold them and
rock ‘em until we know their all right. When we had to spank: them we
would say “it hurts me more than you” (yea right mom!).
they are little they step on your toes. When they get older they step
on your heart. But we forgive them. Because that is the way God made us
mothers, with love unconditional.
We try to give sound advice when
they were growing up, and hoped they would listen. We weren’t always
right. Please forgive us, but we did our best. We correct our children
and tried to bring them up in admiration and the nourishment of the
So we have recognition for all mothers on Mother’s Day to
honor her, to cherish her, to love her like she loved us all through the
years. Give her hugs and kisses. Say to her “Mom, we love you.” Give
her a gift, or take her out to eat for appreciation, because God gave
you a gift - your mother to love until God takes her home to heaven.
Arlene Lee Bachman