Shanihn at cmomc shared this prayer. It touched me.
I who am a mother, have you for my mother.Thank you!
I really need you, Mary, as my Queen, my mother, my friend.
For the energy and spirit to arise each morning with a joyful heart - My Mother Mary help me.
In the difficulties and setbacks of each day - Mary help me.
When I feel tired or depressed - Mary help me.
When the outlook is bleak and there is no one to console or encourage me - Mary help me.
When I feel impatient with my family - Mary help me.
When others are impatient or rude to me, by your gentleness - Mary help me.
When others speak angrily or loudly to me, and I feel like snapping back, that I would answer calmly and gently - Mary help me.
When my plans don't work out, my efforts seem in vain, and I feel discouraged - Mary help me.
When I try my best and others don't understand - Mary help me.
When worry and anxiety clutch at my heart and it is difficult to be at peace - dear Mother Mary help me!
When there is no one around to support me in trouble - Mary help me.
Dear God, grant that through Mary's intercession, all things in my life and my family will work out for the good. May I grow day by day to be more like her, My Mothers, my Queen.In the name of your Son Jesus I pray.