Motherhood, An Honor From Above

Motherhood. One of the most powerful words and experiences. It reflects differently on each mother and is one of the most sacred journeys we will travel in life.

But what does it actually mean? What is motherhood? And what does it mean to be a mother? First, there is a simple answer to this question, but is it really? A human growing in the woman’s belly, giving birth or even adopting, saying “yes” to having a family. But, being a mother is about much more than that.

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Mother’s Day

While the majority of the holidays celebrated these days are so drenched in consumerism the meaning of the holiday itself is hard to decipher, the cause for celebration of Mother’s Day remains obvious. The role of a Mother is a daily die-to-self sacrificial role, day-in and day-out. From the time your feet hit the floor in the morning, until your head hits your pillow at night… and in the early years even the majority of your night revolves around nurturing and providing for your children. No matter the age of the children, the maternal instinct is to put the needs of our children before our own. We feel the weight of their emotions, their safety, and their overall well being, and we weigh them as more important than our own.

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