Sunday, May 12, 2013

Happy Mother's Day

On this special day,I want to give honour to the woman who helped to make me who I am today — My Mother.
My mother was not perfect,but she taught me so much.She was a hard working woman and made sure that my sister and I learned how to work.
She was a kind person,who always had extra food ready to serve to unexpected guests.
Our home was simple,yet the doors were open wide for family and friends alike.
Many a Christmas and other special day we had extra people at the table and always Mom had small gifts for each one.

Here is a picture of my Mom sitting on the right and my Mother-in-law on the left.
The occasion for this picture was a bridal shower for me,hosted by an Auntie.I could write a story about this Auntie as well,but for today the focus is on Mothers
I still miss my Mom,even after all the years since she has over to Heaven.
Both of these ladies have gone on to their heavenly home and both are in my heart forever.


Now on to the man who made me a Mother and the young lady who gave me the title of Grandma.
Steve and Kai are very special people in my my life.I trust that I can show them my love in little ways every day.I am truly blessed to have them in my life and to experience the joy they bring.


I just realized that these pictures prove that I once had darker hair and more hair as well.
These pictures also show a family that has a lot of love in their hearts.
God has blessed me beyond measure and for that I give Him praise.

36 comments:

Becky said...

Beautiful pictures Ruth, and beautiful tributes!
Happy Mother's Day to you!

Susan said...

Great pictures Ruth...Happy Mothers Day,,,enjoy it!

Marsha said...

A very Happy Mother's Day to you Ruth! I enjoyed seeing the younger you...I had pointy glasses like that once upon a time as well :) Lovely memories of your mom and what a wonderful looking family you have.

Kerri Farley said...

Beautiful post Ruth! Happy Mother's Day!

Arija said...

Bless you Ruth, such a touching post.
Happy Mothers day!

Janice K said...

You are indeed blessed, and are a blessing to so many of us.

God bless your Mother's Day!

Dorothy said...

Beautiful, Ruth! Happy Mother's Day!

Anita Johnson said...

Happy Mother's Day Ruth!

Linda at To Behold The Beauty said...

What a lovely post, Ruth. I love the picture of you, Steve, and Kai. Happy mother's day to you.

grammie g said...

Hi Ruth..."Ruth"that was my Mom name, a wonderful woman I miss dearly!!
I so enjoyed seeing these photos, don't you just love the glasses, I had a pair like your I think they where called cat eyes or at least that's what we called them lol!!
Great memories of wonderful influences in you life on this day to honor them and to be blessed to be a lovely Mom yourself!!
Have a blessed day
Grace

S. Etole said...

Hope you have an extra special day. I still miss my mom too.

TexWisGirl said...

my mother always had some sort of homemade baked goodness in the freezer in case someone unexpected popped in. bless you for that memory.

happy mom's day to you!

Sandra said...

I like both of these photos a lot, the second one of you and your son and granddaughter is just beautiful. all 3 of you look so full of joy... you are truly blessed and so are they to have you. have a wonderful day

Naturegirl said...

Ruth a beautiful tribute to your Mother on this special Day!
Blessing to you today and every other day!
Happy Mother's day dear friend!
xo Anna

FlowerLady Lorraine said...

Dear, dear Ruth,

What a lovely tribute to your mother.

Wonderful photos. I love the last one of you, your son and your granddaughter.

Love and hugs to you on this Mother's Day ~ FlowerLady

Ginny Hartzler said...

What great pictures. I just love the last one of the three of you, it is so good. I hope you have a wonderful day, it can be so hard because our moms are not here.

Unknown said...

Ruth, a huge Happy Mother's Day to you!
Hope you have a lovely day.

happyone said...

A very Happy Mother's Day to you!!
Lovely pictures!!

Alice said...

What a great post. Happy Day to you, Ruth:)

Karin said...

What a great photo of you with your son and grandgirl! Beautiful memories of long ago are so precious! God bless you as you are such a blessing to me!

Betsy Banks Adams said...

Oh Wow---do I love this post. Happy Mother's Day to a wonderful woman, YOU... Love the photos especially the one of you and your son and granddaughter....

Have a blessed day.
Hugs,
Betsy

Diane said...

You are blessed Ruth. Happy Mother's Day. Diane

Elaine said...

Lovely photos and memories, Ruth! Ah, how the styles have changed over the years, and funny that what we wore back then actually looks almost as strange as what the kids are wearing today. Okay, maybe not! I feel very blessed today too. Happy Mother's Day, Ruth!

warriormom said...

Happy Mother's Day, Ruth!

Debbie said...

so lovely ruth, it's all about what's inside. your insides are strong and beautiful!!

i hope you had an amazing mothers day!!

Rick said...

A beautiful tribute, Ruth. What a blessing mothers are - a gift from God.

A (belated) Happy Mother's Day.

Mary said...

Beautifully written :-) I still miss my mom, too. Happy Mother's Day to you and your wonderful family!

Gail Dixon said...

What a sweet tribute! You were/are indeed blessed with special people in your life. Glad you had a wonderful day!

John's Island said...

Hi Ruth, A beautiful post and what a wonderful family! Thank you for sharing this. John

Hilary said...

A lovely tribute to the mothers in your life.. and those who give you that title. I hope your day was wonderful. I very much enjoyed the photos of you and yours.

EG CameraGirl said...

Yes, you are blessed, Ruth. I am positive you deserve it as you seem so full of love. I hope you had a wondreful Mother's Day.

Kim@stuffcould.... said...

I do see that they prove that y'all have a lot of love in your family

Nora said...

You look very happy with your son and granddaughter...and yes we all have changed over the years. Hope Mothers Day went well. I always enjoy seeing the bloggers I follow for so long and knowing about them.

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Ruth: What a neat post when we look to the past for our blessings. I'm so glad you have Kai to bring you joy.

George said...

This is a wonderful Mother's Day tribute to both your mother and mother-in-law. I trust you were able to spend at least part of the day with Kai.

Laura Delegal - Leroy Photography said...

You're blessed Ruth.