Saturday, February 20, 2010

Happy Birthday, Mom!

For you, my mom, here is a picture of pretty flowers being visited by pretty butterflies. It's not a bouquet of flowers, but it's the thought that counts, right? And, here is a poem for you that I thought was fitting. Love you, Mom!

As I Look Back
Author Unknown

As I look back on my life
I find myself wondering.....
Did I remember to thank you
for all that you have done for me?
For all of the times you were by my side
to help me celebrate my successes
and accept my defeats?

Or for teaching me the value of hard work,
good judgement, courage, and honesty?

I wonder if I've ever thanked you for the simple things...
The laughter, smiles, and quiet times we've shared?

If I have forgotten to express my gratitude
For any of these things,
I am thanking you now....
and I am hoping that you've known all along,
how very much you are loved and appreciated.

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