Thursday, 1 December 2011

Quotation Spot - Motherhood




"A mother's hardest to forgive.
Life is the fruit she longs to hand you
Ripe on a plate. And while you live,
Relentlessly she understands you.”
Phyllis McGinley


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30 comments:

  1. Thank you for popping over and commenting on my post!

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  2. Thank you for sharing this Carole, and for popping over to comment on my blog!

    Lin

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  3. You were spot on, Carole. I like this very much!

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    1. So glad you liked it. Resonated with me too.

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  4. Hi Carole,
    Thanks for dropping by my blog and shared this beautiful poem with me.

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  5. I love this! Thank you for sharing it with me

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    1. You are most welcome. Thanks for commenting.

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    1. Glad you liked it. Thanks for the comment

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  7. Lovely. I wish I relentlessly understood my 2 yo -- or maybe it's that I wish I understood how to give her what she wants without compromising giving her what she needs.

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    1. When she's grown up, she may wish sometimes that you didn't understand her quite so well! thanks for stopping by to comment.

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  8. This is lovely x

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  9. Girl, you get around! I came over here to thank you for "popping over" and commenting on my blog, but a hundred other people are here ahead of me.

    P.S. Cool poem! 8-)

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    1. I just thought this little poem would resonate with a lot of people. thanks for your comment

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  10. Thanks for coming by my blog. I wish I understand my mum better, like I wish my kids would understand me.

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    1. I certainly didn't understand mine! Thanks so much for your comment.

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  11. Lovely and spot on. Thanks so much for sharing that, Carole!

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    1. Glad it spoke to you. I was very taken with the truth of it. Thanks for letting me know your thoughts.

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  12. So precious! Thank you for sharing it! :)

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    1. Crystal, you are a star for stopping by.

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  13. Happy Mothers Day lovely poem

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