Monday, May 14, 2007

Happy Mother's Day!

I know this is a little late, but I was too busy enjoying my mother's day to post it yesterday. :)

one of my favorite sappy mom stories:

Once upon a time there was a child ready to be born. The child asked
God, "They tell me you are sending me to earth tomorrow, but how am I
going to live there being so small and helpless?"

God replied, "Among the many angels, I chose one for you. Your angel
will be waiting for you and will take care of you."

The child further inquired, "But tell me, here in heaven I don't have to
do anything but sing and smile to be happy."

God said, "Your angel will sing for you and will also smile for you
everyday. And you will feel your angel's love and be very happy."

Again the child asked, "And how am I going to be able to understand
when people talk to me if I don't know the language?"

God said, "Your angel will tell you the most beautiful and sweet
words you will ever hear, and with much patience and care...
your angel will teach you how to speak."

"And what am I going to do when I want to talk to you?"

God said, "Your angel will place your hands together and will teach you
how to pray."

"I've heard that on Earth there are bad men. Who will protect

God said, "Your angel will defend you even if it means risking it's

"But I will always be sad because I will not see you

God said, "Your angel will always talk to you about me and will teach
you the way to come back to me, even though I will always be next to

At that moment there was much peace in heaven, but voices from Earth could
be heard and the child hurriedly asked, "God,... if I am to leave now,
please tell me my angel's name."

"Her name is not important. You will simply call

Thank you, Mom, for being my angel.

"All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother." - Abraham Lincoln

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