With parents of baby boomers like us fast approaching the grave - usually lingering in illness, this poem is something for us all to ponder on. Why wait when our dear mothers have passed away, unable to read/hear our appreciation for all they've done for us? As one email says - send me roses now while I can still smell and appreciate them.
Author Esther C.Javier
Esther Javier is a dear friend (former teacher, has a lovely voice and is often invited to sing). Her husband was the General Superintendent of the Assemblies of God in the Philippines, is known internationally in Christian circles; did a lot of translation for renowned evangelist Billy Graham, among other things. They live in the Philippines - despite several opportunities and offers to live in the U.S.
Hope you appreciate this poem - and PUBLISH it! Thank you!
OTTAWA, CANADA --- Scarborough, Ontario resident George R. Poblete, received the Queen's Sovereign Medal for Volunteers from the Right Honourable Governor General David Johnston, during a formal presentation ceremony made at the Rideau Hall at 1 Sussex Drive in Ottawa, on April 24, 2017. (in photo: Queen’s Sovereign Medal for Volunteers awardee George R. Poblete(left) with Right Honourable Governor General...
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