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A Prayer for Mothers

May 17, 2011

My friend Katie shared this lovely prayer with me so I thought I would share it with you all.

We pray

For new mothers, coming to terms with new responsibility;

For expectant mothers, wondering and waiting;

For those who are tired, stressed or depressed;

For those who struggle to balance the tasks of work and family;

For those who are unable to feed their children due to poverty;

For those whose children have physical, mental or emotional disabilities;

For those who have children they do not want;

For those who raise children on their own;

For those who have lost a child;

For those who care for the children of others;

For those whose children have left home;

And for those whose desire to be a mother has not been fulfilled.

Bless all mothers, that their love may be deep and tender,

And that they may lead their children to know and do what is good,

Living not for themselves alone, but for God and for others.

Hear our prayer.

Wishing all a serene day.

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  1. May 18, 2011 3:27 am

    …i think there is something in my eye, er, i must be getting tired…and my chest feels a bit tight, allergies,maybe? …..amen to this very lovely prayer.

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