As prescribed by Paulina Constancia

Mama Mia series (2): A Mother’s Love

In most parts of the world, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May. This year it falls on May 13th. So this week will be dedicated to mothers and all nurturing souls.

Mother’s Day has taken on a whole new meaning to me now that I have my own child who depends on me for love, care and guidance 24/7.I have only been a mother for 26 months but all I can say is that it is the toughest, yet the most rewarding role I have ever played in my life. 

Today I share with you a little story about a mother’s love by an unknown author. You may have read or heard of it already but I thought that it is still delightful to reread if only to pay tribute to mothers around the world who give so much without asking anything in return.
“Mother:Queen of Hearts”
It takes all kinds of mothers to make a world. 

However, the majority of mothers are quite fitting 
of the title “Queen of Hearts”… 
always giving so much without asking anything in return. 
Pop Art/Digital Collage by Paulina Constancia

Author Unknown

A little boy came up to his mother in the kitchen one evening while she was fixing supper, and handed her a piece of paper that he had been writing on. After his Mom dried her hands on an apron, she read it, and this is what it said:
For cutting the grass:$5.00
For cleaning up my room this week:$1.00
For going to the store for you:$.50
Baby-sitting my kid brother while you went shopping:$.25
Taking out the garbage:$1.00
For getting a good report card:$5.00
For cleaning up and raking the yard:$2.00
Total owed:

Well, his mother looked at him standing there, and the boy could see the memories flashing through her mind. She picked up the pen, turned over the paper he’d written on, and this is what she wrote:
For the nine months I carried you while you were growing inside me: No Charge
For all the nights that I’ve sat up with you, doctored and prayed for you: No Charge
For all the trying times, and all the tears that you’ve caused through the years: No Charge
For all the nights that were filled with dread, and for the worries I knew were ahead: No Charge 
For the toys, food, clothes, and even wiping your nose: 
No Charge
Son, when you add it up, the cost of my love is: No Charge.

When the boy finished reading what his mother had written, there were big tears in his eyes, and he looked straight at his mother and said,”Mom, I sure do love you.” And then he took the pen and in great big letters he wrote: “PAID IN FULL”

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