Mothers Day

Mothers Day, an important day in South Africa to commemorate and celebrate all things motherly and maternal. It is not an actual public holiday but usually falls over a weekend and so all moms do in fact get a day to be spoilt exactly the way they deserved to be, granted they have wonderful children and family like themselves.

The whole idea behind the famous mothers day began with a woman from Virginia, Anna Jarvis who lived during the period of 1864 and 1948. One of thirteen children, Anna Jarvis apparently found her inspiration for mothers day at a Sunday school lesson where she prayed the following prayer:

“I hope and pray that someone, sometime, will found a memorial mothers day commemorating her for the matchless service she renders to humanity in every field of life. She is entitled to it.”

However the actual concrete motion toward a mothers day began with the memorial that she threw in honour of her own mother in 1908. She moved the people with the speech that she presented that day and due to the fact that this memorial also honoured every mother in existence at the Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church, which is an International Mother’s Day Shrine, it became the first observance of the International Mothers Day.

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