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The shadows of life,
Honour them with love,
Who cared for you once
Your first five years were my duty.
My last five years are yours
As they cared for you,
you care for them
What goes around then comes around.
Life’s a rehearsal for the role reversal.
Marilyn Helen Deveau
She took my hand and guided me,
Now as I take her hand,
I ask you how could I not
Siony Benemerito McCor
While you still can…
Appreciate, love and honor your mother.
Hold and feel the warmth of those shaky hands
that once guided you
when you’re still learning how to run.
While you still can
You held my hand and taught me how to walk…
Now I hold yours and listen as you talk.
Life comes a full circle,
This fact is universal!
She held your hand when you were weak,
now you’re strong be her strength.
From your clutches
I shall never retreat be it matter
of being held and led-
or to hold and lead.
Phyllis Snider Boyer
The opportunity to care for those
who sacrificed their time and love
to care for us is a blessing
we should all be lucky to share.
Be there for the second childhood
of your parents…
We begin our lives
And as our sun sets,
We cast that same shadow.
Those hands that once “held me”;
are in my hands to “be held”.
Rational Akrofi Akuffo
The way you treat your children today
defines how they handle you tomorrow.
Mothers and daughters,
forever in relationship.
First my mother –
forever my friend
You took care of me,
now it’s my turn.
comes back to you
Joye Marie Tankersley
We care for those
who cared for us
The cycle of motherhood