Parenting

From Mother to Her Children on Mother’s Day

Image Source On this Mother’s Day 2015, as always, I feel blessed to be the mother of two amazing adult children, a daughter and a son. Since the moment I knew that each child was growing inside my body, I have been in awe of the precious gift of motherhood. I feel honored that my …

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Children a Poetry Essay by Khalil Gibran

Image Source Children An excerpt from “The Prophet” written by Khalil Gibran And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, “Speak to us of Children.” And he said: Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from …

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Mothers Day Poem 2013

Poem Written By Dimitri Shostakovich and Sequenced by J. Marques Happy Mother’s Day Poem Before I was myself you made me, me – with love and patience, discipline and tears – then bit by bit stepped back to set me free, allowing me to sail upon my sea, though well within the headlands of your fears. Before …

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