20 Inspiring Mother’s Day Quotes
Did you know that Mother’s Day started back in the 1600s in England? Every year on the 4th Sunday of Lent, the churches celebrated mothers. At the end of the service, children presented gifts such as fruit cakes and flowers to their mums.
Why don’t you do something old-fashioned this year for your mum? Show her how special she is to you. Your actions will speak a million words of love.
Some ideas for a special treat are:
- Make her breakfast in bed
- Give her a special Mother’s Day facial
- Bake her a delicious fruit cake
- Cook her a juicy roast meal
- Buy her a lovely bunch of flowers
My Mother’s Day gift to you are some inspiring quotes. Whether you’re a mum or not, you’re a special woman. I appreciate you and I hope you have a fantastic Mother’s Day.
Here are some wonderful Mother’s Day quotes to inspire you:
M is for the million things she gave me.
O means only that she’s growing old.
T is for the tears she shed to save me.
H is for her heart of purest gold.
E is for her eyes, with love-light shining.
R means right, and right she’ll always be.
Put them all together, they spell MOTHER,
A word that means the world to me.
~ Howard Johnson
“Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their heart’s forever.” ~ Unknown
” When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” ~ Sophia Loren, Women and Beauty
“The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.” ~Rajneesh
“Most of all the other beautiful things in life come by twos and threes by dozens and hundreds. Plenty of roses, stars, sunsets, rainbows, brothers, and sisters, aunts and cousins, but only one mother in the whole world.” ~ Kate Douglas Wiggin
“When you were small and just a touch away, I covered you with blankets against the cold night air. But now that you are tall and out of reach, I fold my hands and cover you with prayer. ~ Dona Maddux Cooper
“The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.” ~ Honore de Balzac
“A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie. ” ~ Tenneva Jordan
“My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her.” ~ George Washington
“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” ~ 1 Corinthians 13: 4-7
I know you’re busy and there are not enough hours in the day. Life is short. Time is precious. But make time for your mum on Mother’s Day. Make it a day she’ll remember and cherish. And don’t forget to tell her how much you love her.
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