Sunday, May 10, 2009

A Blessing on All Women

To those women whose children are now parents and even grandparents.

To those women who carry a child and dream of being called "Mommy".

To those women who have little ones who don't sleep through the night, who climb on everything, who wear you out with chasing.

To those women who patiently practice spelling words and math facts and read aloud every night.

To those women who are puzzled by their teens and tweens and struggle to hang on to their patience.

To those women who have gently let their own children leave the nest, who are sitting back to watch them fly.

To those women who love the children of another mother and fill needs we can not.

To those women who long for children and whose heart aches each day.

To those women who have chosen not to have children, and offer their heart full of love to those who fill their lives.

To us all. To every woman.

I wish you joy.
I wish you peace.
I wish you wisdom.
I wish you patience.
I wish you love abounding.
I wish you a very happy Mother's Day.

Gorgeous peony by Chrisser.


Jeanne said...

I love this
I love you
Happy Mother's Day
Love and kisses

smith kaich jones said...

As one of those who has no children of her own, but cherishes dearly the children in her life, I say thank you.

Have a fabulous Mother's Day.

elk said...

what a magical tribute to women and the "mothering" we do on so may levels

Jessica said...

Happy Mother's day to you! I hope you had a lovely weekend.

TheChicGeek said...

So beautiful...just like you!
Happy Mother's Day, Relyn!

Patti said...

Beautiful Relyn~ Thank you!!! Hope your Mother's Day was filled with all kinds of blessings as well!

beth said...

happy mother's day to you sweetie !

these are the most beautiful words and I felt them deep in my heart...thank you !

tangobaby said...

What an incredibly gorgeous and moving post. Only you can write such things and make me sigh in wonder. Thank you!

Southern Drawl said...

Happy Mother's Day to you as well. Beautiful post. :)

Suvarna said...

Thank you for this beautiful tribute I hope you had a lovely day with family. Happy Mother's Day

Leau said...

I come by way of Christina and I just want to say oh beautiful your words are. thank you for sharing

Ms. K @ Write On Thyme said...

Happy Mother's Day Relyn! And thank you for including those of us who wanted children but have none. Such a beautiful spirit you have!
Sending love and gratitude for this tribute!

dutchbaby said...

Happy, happy Mother's Day, Relyn. I hope you had a lazy, luxurious day!

Char said...

hope you had a beautiful day

Pastor Sharon said...

that was a beautiful post! I hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day!

Miko's Girl said...

Happy Mother's Day to you too!

Jaime said...

Thank you, dear heart, for these beautiful words for all women...not just mothers. I hope your day yesterday was full of love and all good things.


SE'LAH... said...

Beautiful. You have such a gift with words...and your photos are exquisite to boot.

Happy Mother's Day!

corine/hidden in france said...

Whatever is it we choose to give birth to; we are mothers. this was a great tribute, thank you.

Christina said...

Oh so lovely. I truly believe I could lounge in your sweet words forever.

Hope your day was beautiful.

Jeanie said...

Here, Here! For a beautiful tribute. It touches the spot in my heart I wrote about in my Mother's Day post. Someone understands.

Derrick said...

Hi Relyn,

I hope you had a lovely Mother's Day and experienced some of those wishes that you gave.

spread your wings said...

this is such a beautiful tribtute to mother's. You are one of the most inspirational mothers I know. I hope your day was filled with love and all things beautiful.

maddie said...

love the pink

like cotton candy pink

i had the most perfect mother's
day ~ went hiking with the

did yoga

had a perfect grilled cheese and
tomato sandwich on rye

felt blessed:)

hope yours was m a g i c a l


Cam@Journey Wildly said...

I raise my glass in salute with these words in my heart...

Happy Mother's Day every day to you, Relyn, and the many others that walk this same path in the Motherhood.

Ms. K @ Write On Thyme said...

Good luck tonight, Relyn, though I know you won't need it! You are fabulous. And I'm picturing you (and loved ones) on that beach!!

Anonymous said...

your words and photos are equally poetic.

meandering pearl said...

Thank you!!! its so beautiful!

& for your kind words to my brother, his hasnt been an easy road...

have a day of such loveliness :)

meandering pearl said...

Thank you!!! its so beautiful!

& for your kind words to my brother, his hasnt been an easy road...

have a day of such loveliness :)

S. Etole said...

I hope you are blessed this day in the measure with which you bless us.

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