On this Mother’s Day, I would like to honor not only my own mother but also the universal force of the Mother and the women and MEN in my life who have embodied this transcendent role.
Having lost my mother in my early twenties to a brief battle with cancer, I have spent my adult life without her physical presence and guidance, but I have been graced over the years to have had many mothers enter my life at times when their guidance, comfort and wisdom was sorely needed. I have received guidance on taking care of my new born son, comfort through a divorce and wisdom as I experience the midlife death and rebirth of my own self. I have learned about universal laws and animal energy. I have heard inspiring stories of strength and resilience from these mothers, too.
Mothering is the embodiment of unconditional love and acceptance. …
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