A Mother’s Prayer

I share this poem every year around Mother’s Day. It’s a great reminder of how amazing we are and what a mother’s body can do.  Happy Mother’s Day to all the mommies out there!

A Mother’s Prayer

The Most Important Person on earth is a mother. 

She cannot claim the honor of having built Notre Dame Cathedral. She need not.

She has built something more magnificent than any Cathedral–a dwelling for 

an immortal soul, the tiny perfection of her baby’s body.

The angels have not been blessed with such a grace.

They cannot share in God’s creative miracle to bring new saints to heaven.

Only a human mother can.

Mothers are closer to God the Creator than any other human creature.

God joins forces with mothers in performing this act of creation…what on God’s earth is 

more glorious than this:

TO BE A MOTHER

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