Julian Ward Howe's Mother's Day Proclomation
Arise then…women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water or of tears!Say firmly:”We will not have questions answered by irrelevant agencies,Our husbands will not come to us, reeking with carnage,For caresses and applause. Our sons shall not be taken from us to unlearn All that we have … Continue reading Mother’s Day: Reclaiming and Standing With women Globally
I was pleased to see a photo of mine published on the CENSORED website:Reunion with Western Shoshone Corbin Harney in Nevada (Corbin Harney at Nuclear Test Site 2006 Photo Deanna Taylor)From Peace Camp, near the Nuclear Test Site:May 9, 2007Hello Everyone,The Ceremony has already begun. We're in it now.Thank you for your prayers and positive … Continue reading Reunion with Western Shoshone Corbin Harney in Nevada
I want my final post on Mothers Day to be a tribute to Our Mother Earth. I took the below reflection from the Shundahai website. Reflections from the 800 mile Family Spirit Walk for Mother Earth By Daniel Jameson & Craig Stehr The night darkness is awakened by a pre-sunrise ceremonial fire circle. A circle … Continue reading Honoring Our Mother
Happy (Feminist) Mother’s Day!Published on Thursday, May 10, 2007 by The Progressiveby Ruth Conniff A neighbor and I were sitting on a park bench, watching our children play, when we got talking about the perennial issue of housework: all that thankless toil that takes hours out of your life you might have spent writing a … Continue reading Happy Feminist Mothers Day!
Mother's Day Proclamation - 1870by Julia Ward Howe Arise then...women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water or of tears! Say firmly: "We will not have questions answered by irrelevant agencies, Our husbands will not come to us, reeking with carnage, For caresses and applause. Our sons … Continue reading Mother’s Day Proclomation
I want to thank my friend John Kevin Fabiani over at Yes Justice, Yes Peace! for much of the mothers day material I have been posting.Mother's Speak (& blog) Julia Ward Howe: The Woman Behind Mother's Day Women's History: Julia Ward Howe Wiki: Mothers Day
Mothers Day for Peace
Over the next couple of days I will be posting pieces I find on Mothers Day. Enjoy.Reflections: Mother's Day for PeaceMay 11, 2007 6:00 AM On Mother's Day each year, I light a candle during a special time in our church service. I light it in memory of my mother, Bernadette, and in honor of … Continue reading Mothers Day for Peace Reflection
Mother's Day was originally started after the Civil War, as a protest to the carnage of that war, by women who had lost their sons. Women around the country this Mothers Day weekend will hold activities to promote peace. Also, outside the White House, May 13-14, 3PM-3PM, will be a special all-night vigil. Come for … Continue reading Mother’s Day 2006: A Call for Peace!