Sunday, May 2, 2010
Desperately Seeking Mothers or Mother-Related Stories
Though I don't write about her often, my mom has made a tremendous impact on who I am as a woman. Over the years, she has been my biggest fan and my biggest critic. She instilled in me a love for learning, self-love and adherence to the "Golden Rule".
She has a marvelous sense of humor, (loves to play practical jokes, still) and serves as my consultant and "go-to-guru" on just about everything.
She was/is a woman of excellence. She never accepted mediocrity from herself nor her kids. For me, she set the bar high! In fact, it was her who discovered and encouraged my writing ability as a shy, reluctant teenager.
As a popular song says, "I'll always love my mama."
And I thank God up above that she still lives. :-)
Where would any of us be without them? Their prodding, their prayers, their direction, their legacy...
In honor of Mother's Day, (next week), I'd like to open this forum for poems, tributes, essays, quotes, comments, or anything creative from friends and followers.
Give your mom the "15 minutes of fame" she deserves here at Pen and Prosper.
I look forward to sharing your experiences and your love...