Happy Mothers Day 2013…

mothers day flowersHappy Mothers Day ….


When the good Lord was creating mothers He was into his

Sixth day of overtime when an angel appeared and said

“You’re doing a lot of fiddling around on this one.”

And the Lord said, “Have you seen the specification on this

order? She has to be completely washable but not the plastic…

have 180 movable parts, and replaceable… run on

black coffee and leftovers… have a lap that disappears when

she stands up… a kiss that can cure anything from a broken

leg to disappointed love affairs and six pairs of hands.”

The angel shook her head slowly and said,

“six pairs of hands? No way.”

“It’s not the hands that are causing me problems,” said the Lord.

“It’s the three pairs of eyes that mothers have to have.”

“That’s on the standard model?” asks the angel.

The Lord nodded, ‘One pair that sees through closed doors when she asks,

“What are the children doing in there?” when she already knows.’

“Another in the back of her head that sees what she shouldn’t but what she has to know and of course, the

one in front that can look at a child when he gets himself into trouble and say ‘I understand and love you’

without so much as muttering a word” “Lord”, said the angel touching his sleeve gently,

“go to bed tomorrow is another…”

“I can’t,” said the Lord, “I’m so close now. Already I have one who heals herself when she is sick, can feed a

family of six on half a kilo of mince and can get a nine year old to have a bath.”

The angel circled the model of the mother very slowly. “It’s too soft,” she sighed.

“But tough,” said the Lord excitedly. “You cannot imagine what this mother can do or endure.”

“Can it think?”

“Not only think, but it can reason and compromise,” said the Lord.

Finally the angel bent over and ran her fingers across the cheek.

“There’s a leak,” said the angel.

“It’s a tear.”

“What’s it for?”

“It’s for joy, sadness, disappointments, pain, loneliness and pride.”

“You are a genius,” said the angel.

The Lord looked sombre. “I didn’t put it there.”

mothers day flowers


About jillswrites

I am a writer of SciFi Books 'Dual Visions' and it's follow up 'Vashla's world'. I also write book reviews, articles and short stories. Several of my short stories appear in a collaborative book for children called Fan-tas-tic-al Tales written in conjunction with my fellow members of The Ten Penners, this was a follow-up book to 'Shock, Horror, Gasp'. Fan-tas-tic-al Tales was released in 2009, now available in hard copy and on Amazon. We are currently in the completing our next adventure based anthology called 'Mystery, Mayhem & Magic' scheduled for release later in 2017. As a member of BookCoasters the Gold Coast Library blog, complementing my own blog, I enjoy blog being able to showcase my work. My book reviews appear in PIO (Pass It On) and e-Writeabout. I'm a happy Grandmother to two beautiful girls, wife of the ever tolerant Clive, mother of our son Simon. I work part time and lead a busy life.
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