"An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy. -Spanish proverb"
And I would add, even perhaps a counseling session with a psychiatrist!
Who else knows you well enough to take into consideration everything that you have
ever done, ever known or ever were.
Who else can in the blink of an eye put it all together and understand the words not
said, the thoughts not formulated.
Who else dares play devil’s advocate, or shore you up by omitting truths too heavy
to be born at that moment.
Who else can take your down mood and lift you up or enjoy your highs almost as
much as you.
Ah, the children a woman bears will always be so close to her heart that tearing them
away will always hurt, yet freeing them to live their own lives the best gift we can give.