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"Why are you crying?" he asked his mom.
"Because I'm a mother" she told him
"I don't understand," he said
His mom just hugged him and said, "You never will"
Later the little boy asked his father why Mother seemed to cry for no
"all mothers cry for no reason" was all his dad could say.
The little boy grew up and became a man, still wondering why mothers
he finally put in a call to God and when God got on the phone the man
"God, why do mothers cry so easily."
God said, "You see son, when I made mothers they had to be special. I
their shoulders strong enough to carry the weight of the world, yet
enough to give comfort. I gave them an inner strength to endure
and the rejection that many times come from their children. "I gave them
hardiness that allows them to keep going when everyone else gives up,
take care of their families through sickness and fatigue without
I gave them the sensitivity to love their children under all
even when their child has hurt them very badly. This same sensitivity
them to make a child's boo-boo feel better and helps them share a
anxieties and fears. I gave them a tear to shed. It's theirs exclusively
use whenever it is needed. It's their only weakness. It's a tear for
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SO REMEMBER RIGHT NOW:
Somebody is very proud of you.
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Somebody wants to get to know you better.
Somebody wants to be near you.
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Somebody would do anything for you.
Somebody wants to share their dreams with you.
Somebody is alive because of you.
Somebody needs your support.
Somebody will cry when they read this.
Somebody needs you to have faith in them.
Somebody trusts you.
Somebody hears a song that reminds them of you.
SOMEBODY NEEDS YOU TO SEND THIS TO THEM.