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In Honor of Mother

Of all things most remarkable, I wonder at the word ‘mother’. In every language it’s the same… a mother is a mother forever. No matter where I go or what I do, no matter what my age or how far I wander the earth in my work and travels there is forever and there always will be only one mother.  Mum2

My mother will be 91 on June 13th and I am going to join her for a week to celebrate this wonderful event. I feel so blessed that she is still here on the planet and healthy. We intend to play and celebrate our relationship for an entire week.

My mother always nurtured my creativity. And when I had a special invisible friend for all those younger years, my mom fed and bathed him and made room for him to sit beside me in the car when we went somewhere together.

A quote by Alice Walker seemed to say it so well. “And so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not
anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the flower they
themselves never hoped to see — like a sealed letter they could not
plainly read.”

Do you have a special mother story to share? What gift did your mother give you? Please let us hear your mother story. It would mean a lot to me.

So as I take off bound for Oregon to see my mother today, this week I celebrate her life and her love.
Thank you, mom, for all you have done and continue to do for me. I love you!

 

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