Happy mothers day to the moms, soon to be moms and trying to be moms in my life. To those of us with terrible moms we choose to be estranged from: at least our dads are cool.
A Mother’s Day Prayer
For those whose earthly mothers are lacking
Hail Angrboda, Mother of Monsters:
May I have the will to keep on my road, even when lost.
Hail Sigyn, Mother of Grief:
May my sorrows be bearable, even when sharp
Hail Freya, Mother of Treasure:
May I remember my value, even when knocked down.
Hail Frigga, Mother of Light:
May I remember that even when in darkness, light comes from me.
Hail Rind, Mother of Vengeance:
May what comes forth from me be my revenge, a life well lived.
Hail Jarnsaxa, Mother of Strength:
May I always be strong enough to always do better than my past.
Hail Hela, Mother of Death:
Take what sorrows I cannot bear any longer and lay them at the feet of my ancestral mothers, so they may know I tried.
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