A Mother's Day Prayer
Mother of all mother's, hear our prayer
this day for the protection and blessing
of all mothers, young and old.
You who hold the seed in the warmth and darkness
until it knows to seek the sunlight.
You whose winds carry the rains across the vast
arching sky, spilling it down to the thirsty lands.
You in whose arms we rest in at the end of the day,
in comfort and peace, we call you!
Hear our words of praise for the mothers of
We call your blessings down to the women
in our family circle and to those we love as family.
We ask that you help guide them in the raising
Help them feel your love, help to replenish
their stores of energy, patience, and love.
Remind them we are grateful for their love
and the hard work they put in to raise us
through the ages.
All of these children are our children,
they are the joy bringers of the world.
As all is connected, we too are one.
What befalls the smallest, befalls the largest.
Mother of all creation, as we bless those mothers
nearest us, open our hearts so that no child is
is left wanting.
By our love and our efforts, may we be
those who honor mothers, as a people who help
their children thrive.
As a people thrice blessed with happy children,
happy families, and health to both.
We ask for the boundless outpouring of your
love into our lives. Mother of the world,
with your blessing may we all grow in our capacity
to love unconditionally, to nurture where
there is need, and lastly, to tend the fruits of
Blessed are the Mothers!!
(Excerpted from Circle Round)