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Mothers’ Day is a day to honor not only our mothers but
motherhood in general, the bringing of beings into life and nurturing them.  It’s hardly surprising but sadly unknown that it began as a push against the urge of the powerful to fight wars and kill other people’s sons.  

My mom died in 2008, I have no children,
and my godson is 3000 miles away.  So
I’m lighting a candle to my mother on my altar, next to a photo, and helping a neighboring single
mom celebrate her day of honor.

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