Mother’s Day was once a day of peace and reconciliation born out of the pain of death, disease, and war. Its roots are based in mourning, in grief, and in pain. Like a flower, so often given as a cliched Mother’s Day gift, this day stands as a bright beacon of hope rising out the mud.
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There is a word to describe parentless children – orphans. A word for wives without husbands – widows. And for husbands without wives – widowers. Yet, there is no word that captures the reality and pain of a childless mother.
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We never named these babies. Perhaps it is even controversial to call them babies. Yet, this Mother’s Day, I remember them too .
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