My daughter woke me up this morning with the gifts she had made for me at school, a heart shaped card with a lovely message, a flower, a kiss , a beautiful poem she had written herself, and a big grin. 'Χρόνια Πολλά, Μανούλα' she said as she gave me a big hug and a sloppy kiss!
Happy Mother's Day!
Χρόνια Πολλά σε όλες τις Μανούλες της Γης!
Shortly after my precious daughter was born, I received the following by email... I didn't know whether to blame it on the hormones which were topsy turvy, on the emotions which were running high, or the enormous responsibility of Motherhood, all I know is that I remember sitting in front of the screen reading it and crying my eyes out... I thought I would share it with you...
Once upon a time there was a child ready to be born.
to earth tomorrow, but how am I going to live there being
so small and helpless?"
you. Your angel will be waiting for you and will take
care of you."
The child further inquired,
I don't have to do anything but sing and smile to be happy."
for you everyday. And you will feel your angel's love and be
Again the child asked,
understand when people talk to me if I don't know the
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?"
and will teach you how to pray.
"I've heard that on Earth there are bad men. Who will
risking it's life."
"But I will always be sad because I will not see you anymore."
will teach you the way to come back to me, even though I
will always be next to you."
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 her Mum."