This is incredibly powerful. I had to share.
Mother’s Day is a vulnerable time for a lot of women, my wife included. This year I asked her to put her thoughts into words. She wrote this:
To the mother whose kids woke up this morning with joy and smiles, and to the mother who feels she has failed 1000 times already today;
To the mother who is being celebrated with chocolate and tulips and scribbled cards, and to the single mother who works nonstop and still struggles to pay the bills;
To the mother who is being embraced by three generations of life, and to the mother who doesn’t know how many more hugs she has left to give;
To the mother who just heard that first little heartbeat, and to the mother who just buried her firstborn;
To the mother who found out she’s expecting, and to the not-yet mother crying in the bathroom as her prayers…
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