A Mother’s Prayer

I got this from the bulletin board in Aki’s school:

A Mother’s Prayer by Angela Thole

 

Lord,

When they scribble on the walls, please help me to see a rainbow!

And when I’ve said something a hundred times, please give me the patience to say it a hundred times more!

And on those particularly annoying days when I tell them to act their age, please help me remember that they are!

And while we’re on the subject of age, Lord, when I gein to lose my temper, please help me to remember to act mine!

And through it all, Lord — the fingerprints and runny noses, messy rooms and unrolled toilet paper, destroyed videotapes and broken knick-knacks — please help me to remember this:

Someday, these will be the days I will long to have back again.

 

 

Happy Mothers’ Day!

 

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16 thoughts on “A Mother’s Prayer

    • Dew! I am so glad that you are back to blogging.
      Belated happy mother’s day to you too.
      I will send you a PM when we go to laguna next time . 🙂

  1. I don’t get any of these yet but I can imagine these days soon! This is a good prayer, and for some reason, it makes me all warm and fussy inside 🙂 Advance Happy Mother’s Day to my peg, Maqui! =)

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