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Happy Mother's Day!!

Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there.

This has been a wonderful weekend/day for me so far. As we usually do on a marriage prep weekend, we went to the Sunday vigil mass with the engaged couples yesterday evening. Then, since the weather was so nice we decided to head downtown. We had a picnic for dinner on the banks of the Potomac and then walked around the National Mall.

This morning, my wonderful hubby and baby A let me sleep in. I woke up to flowers, and Dunkin Donuts and coffee on the kitchen table. I have been finding homemade cards and gifts all around the house. I feel so blessed to be a mom to three wonderful boys and a wife to one great man!

With all of this joy and celebrating my own motherhood, I have been very aware of, and praying for, those women who are moms, but have no little ones to hug today because their babies are with our Lord, or those women who want to be moms, but have yet to be blessed with a child. I know this day must be a difficult one for them. And so, I pray for those women. My heart goes out to them and my prayers are for them this day. May they know joy and hope today. And may they have little hands to hold on future Mother's Days.

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