By Debbie Mandel
"My Intent Is To Turn Stress Into Strength"
The words, Happy Mother's Day, can sting. A commercial day set aside to celebrate mothers can be fraught with stress, grief and pain. I don't mean wracking your brain to buy a generic gift. Rather, consider the daughters whose mothers have passed away, the daughters who never felt unconditional love, the mothers who have lost a baby or a child, the would-be mothers who cannot conceive, or the would-be mothers who want to adopt a child, but do not meet the legal qualifications. For us Mother's Day is more about thorns than roses.
However, human tragedy can make one more receptive to a flash of light, a hopeful illumination which changes everything. On Mother's Day don't dodge your despair. Confront it because everything that has a front has a back - your sadness is your other side and needs to combine to form a whole person. This is the time to seek your creative self - what a mother represents: Nurturing the seedRead More »from How To Deal With Mother's Day Stress