Mother’s Day celebrated to appreciate moms or maternal figures in our life, it have became a world wide event honoring the motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. The day is a celebration of mothers and the maternal bond and importance of mothers in their life, not only mothers but also other maternal figures such as grandmothers, stepmothers and mothers-in-law are honored.
The celebration includes giving flowers, gifts, cards to your mothers, family gathering, it is way to honor your mother and spend time with her. In all it is to Show your Mother that you care.
Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother at St Andrew’s Methodist Church in Grafton, West Virginia. St Andrew’s Methodist Church now holds the International Mother’s Day Shrine.
Anna Jarvis wanted to honor her mother by continuing the work she started and to set aside a day to honor all mothers, because she believed that they were “the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world”.
Dates around the world varies
United States holiday was adopted by some other countries, existing celebrations, held on different dates, honouring motherhood have become described as “Mother’s Day”, such as Mothering Sunday in the United Kingdom or, in Greece, the Eastern Orthodox celebration of the presentation of Jesus Christ to the temple (2 February of Julian Calendar).
Both the secular and religious Mother Day are present in Greece. Mothering Sunday is often referred to as “Mother’s Day” even though it is an unrelated celebration.
In some countries, the date adopted is one significant to the majority religion, such as Virgin Mary Day in Catholic countries. Ex-communist countries usually celebrated International Women’s Day instead of Mother’s Day.
In USA it was Anna Jarvis was behind celebration in May in memory of her own mother and lot other countries have taken this date for Mother day celebration.
In India it is celebrated on Second Sunday of May which is May 14, 2017
Some beautiful verses that you can write for your mother…
♡ God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. ♡
♡ A mother is clothed with strength and dignity, laughs without fear of the future. When she speaks her words are wise and she gives instructions with kindness. ♡
♡ A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dates all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path. ♡
♡ Mothers hold their children’s hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. ♡
♡ Mom could make small things seem miraculous. Thats is her talent. ♡
♡ The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.
She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. ♡
♡ Mother — is a bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries. ♡
♡ The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother because they are awesome. Happy Mother’s Day! ♡
♡ Thanks for giving me the best things in life: Your love, your care, and your cooking. Happy Mother’s Day! ♡
♡ Mom-sized love… built to last. ♡