Saturday, May 14, 2011


I know that Mother's Day was several days ago, but... it's never too late to write a thank you to Mama. :) Thank you to Mrs. Bates for letting me use her poem.
Flower petals for Mama

Mother’s Day Poem by Kelly Bates 5-3-11
Dirty faces and sticky hands!
Loads of laundry… many demands!
Work, work, work, and more to do still!
Obediently listening to God’s will.
Graciously Mom maintained her poise,
In spite of the mess and the noise.
Mom overlooked the frequent spills.
She looked beyond the task of meals.

She lovingly forgave my numerous faults,
And managed to think on happy thoughts.
Now I’m grown and see the price Mom paid,
For all the memories of love she made.

How I long to model her smile,
To always go the second mile!
She surely was fit to be a Queen,
But chose instead to serve unseen.


Savories of Life said...

Very good post. what would we do with out our mothers. Hope to get to know you more.

The Kautts said...

Hey Valerie,

I totally agree. I don't know what I would be like without having a Mom. I am so thankful for Mom!

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