May 9, 2010
(Edited from Charlotte’s Heart Archives) I hate to admit this, but there were years that I was actually disappointed by Mother's Day. I had expectations, and they were never met. "If it’s Mother's Day, how come I'm the one ...(fill in the blank)?" I am horrified to admit how selfish I was, and yet I know I am not alone. It wasn't only on Mother's Day where my expectations would be unmet; it was birthdays, anniversaries and other holidays too. At one point or another I would feel let down when other people did not do what I thought they should (with regards to the occasion, that was in some way designed to honor me).