Saturday, May 10, 2014

My mom and a poem about moms

Happy Mothers Day to All Moms, here and in Heaven.
This photo is of my mom and dad and little me.
I can not imagine a better mom or dad than the two I was given.
I believe we will meet again in Heaven one day.

The Watcher - Mother
She always leaned to watch for us,
Anxious if we were late,
In winter by the window,
In summer by the gate;

And though we mocked her tenderly,
Who had such foolish care,
The long way home would seem more safe,
Because she waited there.

Her thoughts were all so full of us -
She never could forget!
And so I think that where she is,
She must be watching yet,

Waiting til we come home to her,
Anxious if we are late -
Watching from heaven's window,
Leaning from heaven's gate.
                by Margaret Widdemer

23 comments:

Mari said...

I just love that picture! Happy Mothers Day!

Happyone said...

A lovely poem. How blessed you are to have such parents.

Linda said...

What a lovely photo! Hugs, Linda@Wetcreek Blog

Inger said...

I love the picture! And for me too the long way home seemed more safe because my mom waited there. Happy Mother's Day!

Wanda said...

Terra, that is so beautiful, and what a sweet family picture. Your mom was so lovely and you dad so handsome... No wonder you are so cute. Happy Mother's Day.

S. Etole said...

Hope you have a great Mother's Day. I miss mine so much.

Friko said...

You are indeed blessed to have had two such wonderful parents. Happy Mother’s Day to you.

Starting Over, Accepting Changes - Maybe said...

A sweet and beautiful family and a sweet and beautiful poem.

Denise said...

Sweet post. Have a nice mother's day.

Delvalina said...

Awww that picture is so adorable!
I love the things you psoted here especially when you said Mother in heaven and here.

Your mom just so lovely! Love her outfit and hair :)

Thanks for shairng

Happy Mothers Day!
Blessing,
Delvalina

Joy said...

A very beautiful and touching poem:)

Librarian said...

What a beautiful picture of a happy family! A very touching post. Happy Mother's Day.

Wisdom Bumps said...

So nice

Michelle said...

a beautiful poem

Carol Z said...

I'm tearing up. My mother was always patient waiting for me, and still waiting. Hope you had a wonderful day.

June said...

This precious photo is a treasure my dear. What a lovely couple your parents were. I love that you know how lucky you were to have been blessed with them.
hugs from here...

Weekend-Windup said...

Wonderful poem! Beautiful picture!

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Pretty poem and I loved the picture! Your parents were quite a good looking couple! Have a nice rest of the week.
FABBY

farmlady said...

Beautiful photo and poem. Having a good and wonderful mother is a true blessing.
Happy Mother's day a few days late.

Marie said...

What a truly lovely poem! I am so sorry you lost your parents. They look like amazing people! The photo looks like a magazine cover! I hope you have some good memories of them. God bless.

Red Rose Alley said...

Terra, I love this picture. It is such a treasure. I can relate to this post, as I lost my mom five years ago and really miss her at this time of year.

It sounds like you had a wonderful mom and dad.

love,
~Sheri

Diane at My Cottage Garden said...

I knew that was going to make me cry. But I loved reading it. My precious Mom's been gone for just over a year.

Felisol said...

Beautiful poem.
Thanks for visiting. I now see, I've struck a gold mine. So much to read. The picture of your parents and you is like taken out of a post war magazine. How beautiful you all were.
The poem also portraited my mother. she went to heaven 2 1/2 years ago, and I miss her every day. I'm also blessed by all the usefull skills she taught me, the songs, the handicrafts, the sayings, the poems, the never ending love.