A quote from Rainer Maria Rilke about “loving one another”

For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult task of all…., the work for which all other work is but preparation. It is a high inducement to the individual to ripen… a great claim upon us, something that chooses us out and calls us to vast things. —Rainer Maria Rilke

A quote from Neale Donald Walsch about “our mistakes”

You are a pure child of God, beautiful in your innocence — and that this is true no matter what you may have done.   There is no offense you could ever commit that can rob you of your magnificence, or of the wonder of who you are. Who among us hasn’t fallen from the path, betrayed…

POEMS FOR MOTHERS: “You Were There” by Trina Graves

During my childhood: You Were There
Nurturing with your loving care
Through the ups and downs of it all
Picking me up when I would fall
Always there to kiss goodnight
And cuddle if I woke with a fright
Showing me love and trust were the way
To practice being, with each new day

POEMS: “Your time has come” by Margaret Jang

Your time has come to shed built up doubt or fear,
a new journey starts at last and now it’s finally here!
Maybe you thought this time would never actually come,
now with such excitement, your heart beats like a drum.