"I see my mother exactly as she is - sad and strong, tense and trying." - Corey Ann Haydu, The Careful Undressing of Love.
It is said that childbirth is the most amazing thing that can happen to a woman. A mother's affection for her children, her unending prayers, the wisdom, and grace she puts plus the strength she provides to her children defines what the world calls LOVE.
And keeping the same motherhood in the center, here I am with some heartwarming pictures and tales of motherhood that prove there is nothing greater than a mother's love for her children. These photographs explain how intense her love can get.
UNICEF had circulated this picture of a mother carrying her son to save him from the flood in Balasore district in Odisha. This is a reminder a caring and daring mother who defeated the deluge in 2006 in her fight for the safety of her child.
A newborn wrapped her arms around her mother's face when brought closer to her. Keep reading to watch the video.
A woman in Brazil got to hold her newborn daughter after delivering the baby. As soon as the doctors brought the newborn daughter Ágata Ribeiro Coêlho towards her mother, Brenda Coêlho de Souza, the baby wrapped her arms around her mother's face and it even looks like she is kissing her on the cheek.
A dramatic picture of a 7-month-old girl being hung in a way that is likely to fall out the window of a burning Bronx apartment. The photo was taken by neighbor Maya Tucker who showed how close to death little Zaniwah Alexandra came before firefighters scaled ladders to save her. Zaniwah's cousin, Vanessa Scott told Daily News, she held the baby out the window so she could breathe.
After hearing a heart-wrenching story about orphan kids, she went home and...
"At 2:00 am when pitiful desperate squeals come through a baby monitor, I will come to her. Her first hurt, her first heartbreak, we will come to her. We will be there to hold her, to let her feel, to make decisions on her own, and we will be there. We will show her through our tears and frustrations at times, that it is okay to cry, and it's ok to feel. That we will always be a safe place, and we will always come to her," promised Dayna Mager to her 10lb daughter in her Facebook post.
Mother Teresa, for her contribution to the societies, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.
Johnson's Baby featured the miraculous story of Jamie Ogg, one of the premature twins Kate delivered in 2010. After a premature birth, the couple Kate and David Ogg were told their first baby would not make it. But after both Mom & Dad cuddled, held and talked to their baby, the doctor was shocked to see him with his eyes open.
The mother smiling with teary eyes, while her newborn cries. For her, the high-pitched cry is actually the most prized sound ever.
Teresa Russon, from Worksop, Nottinghamshire, started making dolls after losing her son and mother. According to The Mirror, for her, creating reborn dolls is a way to deal with her own grief. Now she makes babies for couples who have lost children. She has created over 250 dolls and she even bakes them in her oven to make them look like actual.
According to The Mirror, Linda Bannon who was born with the rare genetic disorder Holt-Oram syndrome, which affects the heart and causes skeletal abnormalities has mastered the art of using her feet as hands, so she can swim, sew, write and play her guitar.
Her son, Timmy, now eleven, was born with Holt-Oram syndrome too. Together, the mother-and-son duo visits schools and colleges to raise awareness and prove that people with disabilities are equally capable.
Respect and love to all the mothers who love their children like nothing else in the world.
"Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved." - Erich Fromm
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