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Mother Dearest
by H. Lena Jones

Saturday, March 19, 2011
Rated "G" by the Author.
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To ALL mothers and to their children who have now assumed the role of caregivers.


Mother dearest
You hold a special place
Within our hearts
For in our adolescent years
You were always at our side…
Now, the role has reversed
You have become somewhat childlike
And we have assumed the grown-up role
By your side we will steadfast be
Caregiver, as you were to us...
Tender, loving, patient!


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Reviewed by Kay P Devenish 3/22/2011
This makes me cry becuase it is so true.
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/22/2011
A compelling and compassionate offering, Lena. Thank you for sharing it. Love and blessings to you,

Reviewed by John Domino 3/21/2011
A loving trubute to your mom and mothers all over the world.


John Michael Domino
Reviewed by Lew Duffey 3/20/2011
Wonderful write and so true.
God bless,
Reviewed by John Flanagan 3/19/2011
This is commitment beyond mere duty
for it's love of the very best kind, tender and caring.
Stay strong, Lottie!

Reviewed by Connie Faust 3/19/2011
It is a unique relationship for sure, but sweet just the same. This tugs at the heart, Lena. How fitting to write such a tribute on your mother's birthday. God bless you and yours, and bring His healing touch to her.
Reviewed by George MacLean Akurunwa 3/19/2011
Love it, love it, love it!
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 3/19/2011
How tenderly you write of this, Lena, and instead of writing of it as a burden you honor your mother in such a beautiful way.
I am facing the same role reversal now, and you articulate it perfectly.
Reviewed by Rhonda Galizia 3/19/2011
Amen! Our hearts and prayers are with you and your family, precious Lena, believing the LORD to bring your beautiful mother to full recovery. Please give her our heartfelt wishes for this Birthday to become one of joyous celebration,too! Praise GOD for her faith in Jesus The Christ, the Alpha and Omega.. the Beginning and the End, the Author and Finisher of our faith.
We love you both very much..Rhonda, Joe & Jason
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