Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Fwd: For us mommies
Fwd: For us mommies
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From: StraussS@cts.db.erau.edu (Shari Strauss)
Subject: For us mommies
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MeriditJ@cts.db.erau.edu (Jill Meridith)
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Have you ever been asked this question?
Have a good Day.
"Why are your crying?" he asked his mom.
"Because I'm a Mother" she told him.
"I don't understand," he said.
His mom just hugged him and said, "You never will."
Later the little boy asked his father why Mother seemed to cry for no
"All mothers cry for no reason" was all his dad could say.
The little boy grew up and became a man, still wondering why mothers
cry. So he finally put in a call to God and when God got on the phone
the man said "God, why do mothers cry so easily ."
God said, "You see son, when I made mothers they had to be special. I
made their shoulders strong enough to carry the weight of the world,
yet gentle enough to give comfort. I gave them an inner strength to
endure childbirth and the rejection that many times come from their
children. I gave them a hardiness that allows them to keep going when
everyone else gives up, and to take care of their families through
sickness and fatigue without complaining. I gave them the sensitivity
to love their children under all circumstances, even when their child
has hurt them very badly. This same sensitivity helps them to make a
child's boo-boo feel better and helps them share a teenager's
anxieties and fears.
And I gave them a tear to shed. It's theirs exclusively to use
whenever it is needed. It's their only weakness. It's a tear for