Today on Pink Saturday I would like to honor and pay a tribute to Anna Marie Jarvis who as a little girl decided to "invent" the first Mother's Day and worked very hard to make it a national holiday.
Anna's mother was also her Sunday School teacher and taught her about the great women of the Bible. She died in 1905 and two years later, Anna began a campaign for the recognition of "Mother's Day". Anna would not have approved of the commercialization we see today. She felt a handwritten note was much more meaningful than a company designed card.
Today is Pink Saturday and you can see other participants of this day where bloggers post something "pink" in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness at Beverly's blog:
THESE ROSES ARE FOR YOU!