What I’d really like is for every mother to have the chance to raise all of her children. But since this broken world will never allow for that, what I’d really like is for every mother to be seen and celebrated. For every mother to be acknowledged.
Because the mother’s who are hurting this Mother’s Day deserve just as much love and recognition as the mother’s who aren’t.
This piece originally appeared at A Beautifully Burdened Life, by Jenny Albers, published with permission.