Tribute to a Loving Mom. For Mothering Sunday, May 10th, 2015

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One day I woke as if from sleep,

Absorbed, imbibed your goodness deep.

A sudden Light from deep within,

Evinced a sweetness clearly seen.

Of course your leadership skills I’d known,

Strength and purpose that you’d shown.

Supreme direction always flowed,

With care as on a moonlit road.

I’d seen your diligence, savvy too,

Soulful concern and selfless you.

But now I see a loving flow,

A fragrant inner beauty-glow.

A life of care and graciousness;

Kindness; unobtrusiveness.

A dawn-lit Consciousness rises; starts,

Sweet sacrifice a Mother’s Heart.

So dedication makes you serve,

Graced from above with God’s own Love.

As yon celestial’s minstrels lute,

You’re blessed with gifts of sound and flute.

And so my spirit flowed with glee,

Beholding virtues vast from thee.

Enabling a deeper view,

A precious sacred inner you.

O worthy one with Love’s own ray,

What can I say to you today?

‘cept with a bow, on knees I’ll stay;

Pay homage at thy feet this day.

-Manatita, The Lantern Carrier.

-29th August, 2010. Copyrighted.


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whonunuwho 21 months ago from United States

A very nice tribute to our mothers my friend. whonu

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manatita44 21 months ago from london Author

Thank you so much, Bro. I appreciate your kind contribution. Much peace this weekend.

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annart 21 months ago from SW England

Absolutely, stunningly beautiful! You evoked my mother too. My eyes are a little blurred!


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manatita44 21 months ago from london Author

So sweet, my Friend.

Of course I know of your mom also, and your love for her. Thank you for your kind and loving sentiment. Much Peace this weekend and always ...

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Lady_E 21 months ago from London, UK

That was so delightful/delightsome to read and thank you for sharing your mum's lovely photo too. You talked about her graciousness and that reflects in your writing on HP. I'm sure one of many beautiful traits you got from her.

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manatita44 21 months ago from london Author

I wrote you a poem, my Dear. have you found it yet? Thank you for your loving sentiment. Much Love.

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brakel2 20 months ago from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

What a lovely tribute to the characteristics of your mother. Including her photo allows us to see her and admire the qualities you proclaimed. It is so nice to dedicate articles and poems to others, and I am sure they appreciate the effort. Thanks for sharing. Blessings, Audrey

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manatita44 20 months ago from london Author

Thanks Again, Patricia. I've now visited at least one of your Hubs. My mom was very special, and yes, I'm keenly aware that this is and has been so for so many of us. Yes, this is a very strong and powerful photo. I believed that we used one like this at her funeral. God bless her sweet and selfless life.

We had a full church and a full cemetery, a real tribute to her loving life. Much gratitude ...much.

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