it makes me cry out of joy and thankfulness for my Mother... specially My Mother in Heaven Mary our Lady of Fatima... literally dying to Herself to be what God meant Her to be: Mother of all the living...
Thank you Mom!
Let's all pray in gratitude for our dear Mothers...
Dear Lord, today I turn to you to give you thanks for my mother. With your own gift of life, she bore me in her womb and gave me life. She tenderly, patiently cared for me and taught me to walk and talk. She read to me and made me laugh. No one delighted in my successes more; no one could comfort me better in my failures. I am so grateful for how she mothered me and mentored me, and even disciplined me.
Please bless her, Lord, and comfort her. Help her loving heart to continue to love and give of herself to others. Strengthen her when she is down and give her hope when she is discouraged.
Most of all, Lord, on this Mother's Day, give my mother the graces she most needs and desires today. I ask you this, in the name of Jesus, our Lord and Savior forever and ever, Amen.
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