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Mother’s Day-A Day Dedicated for Mothers.

Posted on: May 6, 2009

Happy Mother' Day

A Celebration In Honour Of All Mothers

million things she gave me
Only Knows to Love
tears she shed to save me,
heart of purest gold;
Everlasting Love
right@right she’ll always be.

History

The first celebrations in honour of mothers were held in the spring in ancient Greece. They paid tribute to Rhea, the Mother of the Gods. During the 17th century, England honoured mothers on “Mothering Sunday,” celebrated on the fourth Sunday of Lent.

In the United States, Julia Ward Howe suggested the idea of Mother’s Day in 1872. Who wrote the words to the Battle Hymn of the Republic, saw Mother’s Day as being dedicated to peace..Read More ..

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