Remembering Mothers

Pontormo’s “Visitation,” –famous mothers, Mary and Elizabeth I wrote this in honor of my mother and mother-in-law. 

Oh, Happy Day!

Last night, our 19 year-old daughter woke us up at 3:30 AM to say she had a stomach ache. When she was little, she awakened us occasionally and complained about her stomach. One of us would usually crawl into bed with her, hold her, and pray for her; and we would return to sleep. The next morning she felt fine.