Sunday, May 9, 2010

Silent Sermon Sunday


A mother is not determined by biology; a mother is determined by heart and intent to be emotionally available, serve as a spiritual guide, and be loving and supportive.

Happy Mother's Day with my deep love and gratitude to those who have served as my mother:

Marie Raimondo
Katherine Marks
Rose Raymond
Rose Slattery
Eileen Mross
Mary Fields
Freda Fahey
Linda Marston
Judy Markling
Barbara Frock
Carol Arduin
Michael Duggan
And most especially, James Dietor

Namaste' Till Next Time,
Holly aka She Who Has Been Gratefully Mothered

8 comments:

Sarah said...

Oh Holly that was beautiful and so deeply true!! Although my Mother has passed..I have had so many wonderful women mother me in my life!! Great big Smoochy hugs to you hon!!
Love ya, Sarah

Cygnus MacLlyr said...

Thanks for including your male in there!! I've had many a motherly love come way in my life, too, and am grateful to all of them.

Slainte to all...

Cinner said...

Holly happy mothers day, a beautiful post and your list is awesome. there have been other woman I have thought of as a Mother too. thank you for reminding me. take care.

Joanna Jenkins said...

Your list of Mom's are probably bursting with pride for the wonderful woman they helped raise.

Happy Mother's Day Holly,
xo

Life With Dogs said...

Interesting - I've been referred to as a mother all year, and not a single gift today. ;)

Hope it was a great one Holly...

sema said...

Beautiful Post!A great definition of a mother and your list shows you have been lucky to have been guided by awesome women and men.
hope you had a great day yesterday.
Take care,
Hugs
sema

Alix said...

Happy Mothers Day, my Queen, to you and all the lovelies in your life!

Eileen said...

Dear Holly ... I feel honored and so happy to read your words of gratitude. You and I are close enough in age that I think this becomes a two-way lane quite often and I am who I am due to the love and wisdom I gain through our friendship ... gifts one might get from their "mother" and I love you for sharing yourself with me so honestly.

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