There is no clear data of when, where, and how Mother’s Day originated. Some historians claim Mother’s Day originated during Greek spring festivals for the mother of deities, Rhea. Romans celebrated their Great Mother of Gods, Cybele. Later, for a period of time people celebrated Mother’s Day the fourth Sunday in Lent to honor Mary, mother of Jesus Christ.
About 150 years ago Anna Jarvis, an Appalachian woman, organized "Mother's Work Day" to raise awareness for mothers working in very bad health conditions in United States. In President 1914 Woodrow Wilson signed into law Mother's Day a national holiday.
Quotes for Mothers Day.
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
A mother is not a person to lean on but person to make leaning unnecessary. Dorothy Fisher.
If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things. N. Douglas.
The things you can give to you children next to good habits, are good memories. Sydney J. Harris.
I want to wish a Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers and everyone at Active Rain Community.