Sunday, May 8, 2011

I'm a Mother.....

and a I'd like to think - a darn good one - thanks to my Mom.
She taugh me how to be tough - yet gentle;
Strong - yet sensitive;
Persistent - yet patient;
Stern - yet flexible;
Serious - yet fun; and
Assertive - yet oh so responsive.

She taught me without "teaching" me.  She taught me just by "being."
My mom taught me by being the smart, kind, gentle, tough, funny, loyal and amazing Daughter, Wife and Mother that she was and still is - for she forever lives in me. 
My Great Grandma Mary,
 My Gram, Wanda and my Mom

Happy Mother's Day Mom -
We all love and miss you so.

Thank you for making me who I am -
and through me, making Sabrina who
she will someday become.


Carol said...

You are so lucky. I can only hope that my daughter has those same thoughts about me.
xx, Carol

sea-blue-sky & abstracts said...

Lovely tribute - Happy Mother's Day Cathie. x

Michele Pacey said...

Happy Mother's Day Cathie!

Anonymous said...

hi dear good friend and fellow mother, Cathie! I always love the ways you express your feelings for your mom. Wonderful sentiments. Love the picture of your fore-mothers on the porch step! wonderful ...(this is acey only way I can get on blogger making comments these days.

Katiejane said...

Lovely tribute to your mom. I'm sure you are just like her.


Such a beautiful photo at the top Cathie. I can see you have your Mom's likeness. Love and blessings to you at this tender time xx

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