Thursday, May 10, 2012
Mother's Day Interesting Facts
. "Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body" - Elizabeth Stone
. Chinese family names are often formed ( begin) with a sign that means "mother". It's a nice way of honoring their mum's long past.
. Japan's Imperial family traces their descent from Omikami Amaterasu, the Mother of the World.
. Hindu scripture credits the Great Mother, Kali Ma, with the invention of writing through alphabets, photographs and beautiful sacred images.
. George Washington once said, "My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral,intellectual and physical education I rfceived from her."
. Native American Indian women have long been honored with the name, "Life of the Nation" for their gift of motherhood to the tribes.
. In the Bible, Eve is credited with being "Mother of All the Living".
. Mother Earth is also k mown as "Terra Firma". That title is a Latin translation of some lines from one of the Greek poet, Homer's, greatest poems.
. Buddha honored mothers when he said, "As a mother, even at the risk of her own life, lives and protects her child, so let a man cultivate love without measure toward the whole world".
Happy Mother's Day to everyone .