Category Archives: Beautiful Words for Mothers

An Irish Blessing

A beautiful Irish Blessing we share with each other and our children in family yoga classes. May the long time sun Shine upon you, All love surround you, And the pure light within you Guide your way on.

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Mother Nurture Christmas Wishes 2013

I love this image of Mary and Jesus drawn by my aunt several years ago.  There is something so restful and hopeful about the way this mother holds her baby and I wish everyone caring for a baby or young … Continue reading

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Slow Down Mummy!

Slow down mummy, there is no need to rush, slow down mummy, what is all the fuss? Slow down mummy, make yourself a cup of tea. Slow down mummy, come and spend some time with me. Slow down mummy, let’s … Continue reading

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For Mothers… Let’s Breathe!

I found this lovely Buddhist practice of compassion on belief.net. Tonglen* for Mothers – DeLona Campos-Davis I breathe in the daily frustrations small as they are, big as they can seem I breath out patience for us all. I breathe … Continue reading

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What magic has snared the world’s treasure in these slender arms of mine?

A beautiful poem by the Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore ‘Where have I come from, where did you discover me?’ the baby asked its mother. She answered, half crying, half laughing, and clasping the baby to her breast: ‘You were hidden … Continue reading

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Blessing for a Mother to Be

Blessing for a Mother-to-Be From Benedictus by John O’Donohue (Bantam Press, London 2007: pp.72-73) Nothing could have prepared Your heart to open like this. From beyond the skies and the stars This echo arrived inside you And started to pulse … Continue reading

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