May 12, 2019-- "Mother's Day offers us opportunities to express our love and thanks to the women who have cared for us in our lives --the birth or adoptive mother, the grandmother, the teacher, or the elder friend who have helped grow us up. But it's not all Hallmark cards and breakfasts-in-bed. This particular holiday can stir up feelings of grief and pain for some of us. We may suffer for the mother we have lost or a mother we felt we never really had. And yet, perhaps we might be able to simultaneously hold our sorrow and marvel at the fact that our existence is born from countless acts of nurturing from sources far and wide. In arriving to the fact of our lives, here and now, our appreciation of mothering - in its many forms - has the capacity to grow quite expansive. In offering gratitude for the gift of our lives, we celebrate Mother's Day as it honors this expansive experience of nurturing" The team at Gratefulness.org shares more here. (5595 reads)
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