How well do we understand how our fellow person is coping with their life? Are we available for a conversation? Do we go out of our way to ask? It’s a very simple thing to do. Just start with, “how are you doing lately?” Your compassion and concern may be all that person needs to give them strength to get through their day.
Every single mom goes through a struggle, no matter where you live, or what you do. We all are guilty of assuming that our battles are the only ones. That we are alone facing the challenges that lie ahead. Well, you are wrong. Sometimes, it helps to read the newspaper or watch the news, to learn compassion and step outside our own box.
When the Tsunami hit, all I thought about was the anguish those people must have felt not knowing where or if their loved one was even alive? Then we all saw the pictures. What a devastating disaster! In our news from the states we see how Mother Nature ravaged peoples lives with tornado’s and floods. You go to the store one minute and when you return, not only is your house gone, but the street and your whole neighborhood.
I know we wouldn’t wish that on anyone, of course not, but it does happen, all over the world.
There is a Mother in Need in every corner of our planet. Some face more challenges than others, but still it is difficult. I don’t want to imply that where YOU are right here and now as a mother, isn’t as tough a challenge, it truly is. I just want you and all of us to realize, that the world is smaller than we think. There are many feeling the same way as you do, right now. Support your neighbors struggle, show that you care and remember we are all here to help each other.
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Article by Laurie Cesario-Overton