Blessed is the mother who understands her child,
for she shall inherit the kingdom of memories.
 
Blessed is the mother who knows how to comfort,
for she shall possess a child's devotion.
 
Blessed is the mother who guides
by the path of righteousness,
for she shall be proud of her offspring.
 
Blessed is the mother who is never shocked,
for she shall receive confidences.
 
Blessed is the mother who teaches respect,
for she shall be respected.
 
Blessed is the mother who emphasizes the good
and mimimizes the bad,
for in like manner the child shall make evaluations.
 
Blessed is the mother who treats her child
as she would be treated,
for her home shall be filled with happiness.
 
Blessed is the mother who answers simply
the startling questions,
for she shall always be trusted.
 
Blessed is the mother who has character
strong enough to withstand the thoughtless remarks
and resentments of the growing child,
for again, in due time, she shall be honored.
~Author Known to God
 
Have a blessed Mother's Day!