Mother and Creation in Celebration
There is purpose and plan
Within each heart of man
When life is given anew
The gift of time is bestowed upon you
Days to mark a quest, a desire
And known be life's passion, life's fire
Peace and love to embrace each day
And known be the Glory to God I pray.
Rose Marie Raccioppi
After the Bath, Oil on canvas, c. 1901 , Mary Cassatt, American, 1844 - 1926.