Prayer for ALL Mothers…

Happy Mothers’ Day!!!

 

 

Prayer for ALL Mothers…

By Apolinario Villalobos

 

Most Benevolent Creator of the vast universe

and controller of our destiny, to you we pray…

 

For all the mothers, that You have brought forth

On the face of the earth –

They, that walk the ground, crawl and slither, swim in the ocean,

And, glide in the air as they fly…

Grant that they be safe and healthy at all times

So, they can give warmth and milk to their offspring…

Grant that they be well-concealed and distanced from their predators…

Grant that they be spared from hunger and thirst

So, their offspring can suckle from them the juice of life.

 

For those whose offspring came out of brittle eggs,

Grant that their wings be strong

To protect their brood from the whipping wind,

From incessant patter of rain and scorching heat;

Grant that their mates fly home safe

With worms and morsels in their beak

For the helpless and fragile chicks in their nest;

 

For our mothers who pained to bring us forth

Into the world in all our innocence of nakedness,

They, whose sacrifice did not end in grunt and moan…

Grant that they may live longer,

So, we may make them savor the joy of living

As we let out the love –

Long-harbored in our heart for them!

 

Amen!