The Beauty of Motherhood Author:Bette Bishop No one has been able to reproduce the beauty of motherhood perfectly, yet many have tried. Men and women from all stations in life, from the present and the past, have sought to express the special meaning of motherhood, and the deep fulfillment of what a mother is and does and feels. The beautiful word portraits in this new collection of writin... more »gs make up a stirring tribute that will be enjoyed at any time, and especially on the memorable occasions in every mother's life-her birthday, her wedding anniversary, the birth of a child, and Mother's Day.
Motherhood is one of the most beautiful of all human relationships and one of the most honored. In the Beauty of Motherhood, inspired writings from such sources as the Bible and the works of Francis Cardinal Spellman exhalt the spiritual virtues of family life. Statesmen such as John Quincy Adams and Theodore Roosevelt emphasize the important role of mothers in the life of a nation. Well-known authors-Nobel-Prize winner Pearl Buck, Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe - concentrate their creative genius on honoring the supreme love between mother and child.
Together, all the viewpoints in this book make it a delightfully varied collection of tributes, one that will touch the hearts and warm the memories of every reader.« less