Monday, January 28, 2013

What does mother mean to you?

        When You Think Of The Word Mother What Comes To Mind? To Some It May Mean One Thing While To Others Is Something Different. Well according to the Webster Dictionary "Mother" Is A Noun Meaning A Women In Relation To A Child Or Children To Whom She Has Given Birth.I Realize This May Cause Some Controversy But I Feel The Need To Ask This Question. I've Heard People That Say A Mother Is The One Who Raised You Up, Feed You,Taught You, Loved You, While Others Say A Mother Is The One Whom Carried You For Nine Months And Birthed You.
        To Me There Are Many Definitions Of The Word Mother And Many Are Applicable Only Those With 'Closed Eyes" Can't See That There Are Many Meanings To The Word Mother. A Person Who Gives Birth To You,Raises You,Loves You And Cares For A Child Is A Mother. Look At Mother Theresa She Was A Mother To Thousand Of Poor Children.Let's Look At Adoption Well Just Because She Didn't Physically  Birth That Child Does That Mean She Isn't A Mother When I Look At The Word Birth Which Means The Emergence Of  Baby Or Other Young From The Body Of It's Mother,The Start Of Life As A Physically Separate Being.When I Look At The Last Part Of This Definition  The Start Of Life As A Physically Separate Being I Have To Think Of Those Babies Born To Unfit Mothers Or Drug Addicts And Being Adopted By A Loving Caring Mother Is Then A New Start Of Life.
        When I Look At My Own Life I Had Many Mothers To Whom They All Gave Me Love,Care,Feed Me And Even Some Point In My Life The Birthed Me Not In The Natural Eye But Spiritually At Some Point In My Life. When I Think Of My Own Mother She Was A Mother To Many But Only Birthed Four.She Was A Kind Loving Caring Women Who Loved Many And Showed It Daily In Her Giving She Wasn't Selfish And She Shared Her Love. So When I Think Of A Mother I Think OF Every Positive Women Who Played Some Role In My Life Whether It Was By Birth Or Chance They Are And Still Is Considered My Mother......





moth·erÂ

1. A woman who conceives, gives birth to, or raises and nurtures a child.
2. A female parent of an animal.
3. A female ancestor.
4. A woman who holds a position of authority or responsibility similar to that of a mother: a den mother.
5. Roman Catholic Church
a. A mother superior.
b. Used as a form of address for such a woman.
6. A woman who creates, originates, or founds something: "the discovery of radium, which made Marie Curie mother to the Atomic Age" Alden Whitman.
7. A creative source; an origin: Philosophy is the mother of the sciences.
8. Used as a title for a woman respected for her wisdom and age.
9. Maternal love and tenderness: brought out the mother in her.
10. The biggest or most significant example of its kind: the mother of all battles.
11. Vulgar Slang Something considered extraordinary, as in disagreeableness, size, or intensity.
adj.
1. Relating to or being mother.
2. Characteristic of a mother: mother love.
3. Being the source or origin: the mother church.
4. Derived from or as if from one's mother; native: one's mother language.
tr.v. moth·ered, moth·er·ing, moth·ers
1. To give birth to; create and produce.
2. To watch over, nourish, and protect maternally.


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