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Mother's Day 2014 Inspirational Poems, Quotes, Card Ideas from Sons, Daughters

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20 Inspirational Quotes for Mother's Day

1. Meaning of Mother
"M" is for the million things she gave me,
"O" means only that she's growing old,
"T" is for the tears she shed to save me,
"H" is for her heart of purest gold;
"E" is for her eyes, with love-light shining,
"R" means right, and right she'll always be,
Put them all together, they spell "MOTHER,"A word that means the world to me.
- Howard Johnson

2.God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers. - Jewish Proverb

3. A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.- Tenneva Jordan

4. All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.- Abraham Lincoln

5. I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine--she helps me grow, prosper, and reach great heights. - Adabella Radici

6. Motherhood: All love begins and ends there.-Robert Browning

7. The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father.-Samuel Taylor Coleridge

8. An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy- Rudyard Kipling

9. Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.- Marion C. Garretty, quoted in A Little Spoonful of Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul

10. Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.- Author Unknown

11. When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.- Sophia Loren, Women and Beauty

12. I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. -Abraham Lincoln

13. A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.- Irish Proverb

14. Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs... since the payment is pure love. -Mildred B. Vermont

15. A mother's heart is a patchwork of love. -Author Unknown

16. Most mothers are instinctive philosophers. -Harriet Beecher Stowe

17. Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. -Elizabeth Stone

18. Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. -Charles R. Swindoll, The Strong Family

19. Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother. Lin Yutang, Chinese writer

20. A mom's hug lasts long after she lets go. ~Author Unknown

Mother's Day Poems

Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn,
Hundreds of bees in the purple clover,
Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn,
But only one mother the wide world over.
~George Cooper

You filled my days with rainbow lights,
Fairytales and sweet dream nights,
A kiss to wipe away my tears,
Gingerbread to ease my fears.
You gave the gift of life to me
And then in love, you set me free.
I thank you for your tender care,
For deep warm hugs and being there.
I hope that when you think of me
A part of you
You'll always see.
~ Author unknown

If I could give you diamonds
for each tear you cried for me.
if I could five you sapphires
for each truth you've helped me see.
If I could give you rubies
for the heartache that you've known
If I could give you pearls
for the wisdom that you've shown.
Then you'll have a treasure, mother,
that would mount up to the skies
That would almost match
the sparkle in your kind and loving eyes.
But I have no pearls, no diamonds,
As I'm sure you're well aware
So I'll give you gifts more precious
My devotion, love and care.
~Author unknown

Mother's Day Prayer

I pray you'll be my eyes
And watch her where she goes
And help her to be wise
Help me to let go

Every mother's prayer
Every child knows
Lead her to a place
Guide her with your grace
To a place where she'll be safe

I pray she finds your light
And holds it in her heart
As darkness falls each night
Remind her where you are

Every mother's prayer
Every child knows
Need to find a place
Guide her with your grace
Give her faith so she'll be safe