Hail You Awesome Human
It’s a day for mothers. To remember them, to honor them and to celebrate the great joy of mothers.
The gift of comfort, of compassion and caring, the gift of time and love. The devotion of raising an offspring. The wonder of creation and the joy of living. Gifts. These are gifts to us and to all of the living creatures on this magnificent planet.
And as all mothers do, it’s nurture and care. Care or us, almighty great planet. Care for us oh great divine. Your powers are almighty and immense. The spellbinding beauty, the magnificence of the creativity, the countless opportunity for learning and exploration. Praises to you, oh great mother. You and you alone in this cold and obscure universe. You and you alone, so warm and fragile, so brilliant and inventive. The fabulous great planet, spinning its magical web of life and living, for all of us to enjoy.
The secrets of motherhood are to guide their offspring wisely. Guide them to safety, guide them to security, help them to build a future on a strong, solid past. The secrets of mothers is a love neverending, love eternally, love with all of your heart.
The joy of an offspring, so tender and tiny. A cherished blessing from God. The pride of their accomplishments, so few and so many. They are yours. They are from the great divine. They are special. That is a child.
Mothers everywhere, large and small, human and animal, raise their offspring dutifully, no matter what they are, or what they will become. With praises and encouragement, with devotion and protection the babies are the center of our lives. As they grow, we delight in their play, their growth and their childhood ways. This is the devotion of mothers, to give encouragement and praises, to support and nurture, to always be there.
In praises of mothers, great and small, this very special day for you, in recognition and celebration of joy of motherhood. Happy Mothers Day to us all.
written by Dr. Louise Hayes
May 10, 2020