April 26, 2010

What is a Mother?


What is a Mother
~ Francis Cardinal Spellman.

What is a mother? Who shall answer this?

A mother is a font and spring of life,
A mother is a forest in whose heart
Lies hid a secret ancient as the hills,
For men to claim and take its wealth away;
And like the forest shall her wealth renew
And give, and give again, that men may live.

2 comments:

Once Upon A Parent said...

Oh women are so strong!

Annie

Kerry said...

Beautiful words! I'll be joining in soon...

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