OUR MOTHERS ARE BEAUTIFUL by Yoko Ono: for Mother’s Day, 11 May 2014

Sun 11 May 2014 - Artworks, Imagine All The People

Upload your mother’s photo to
our Facebook groupFlickr groupInstagram or Twitter.
Add the tag #mmib.
Write her name, a note about her, to her and to yourself.
If it gets to be a love letter, a poem or a very long message or as long as a novel (!) that’s fine.
Make sure to squeeze her with big hugs and kisses in your mind and send it with a sprinkle of  i ii iii
Yoko Ono Lennon
For UK Mothers Day: Sunday 30th March 2014

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Happy Mother’s Day! love, yoko

Sun 13 May 2012 - Written work

HAPPY MOTHERS DAY!  Dear Friends I would like to give an accolade to our mothers who passed away, without being acknowledged of the beautiful thing they did. They could have died trying to give birth to us. Giving birth was a very serious, uncomfortable, and dangerous matter. But nobody told our mothers that. She was […]

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Mother’s Day Proclamation (1870) by Julia Ward Howe

Sun 08 May 2011 - Imagine All The People

Arise, then, women of this day! Arise, all women who have hearts, Whether our baptism be of water or of tears! Say firmly: “We will not have great questions decided by irrelevant agencies, Our husbands will not come to us, reeking with carnage, for caresses and applause. Our sons shall not be taken from us […]

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Peace Wants A Piece Of The Pie – 7th Annual Mother’s Day National Action – May 6th 2011

Tue 19 Apr 2011 - Imagine All The People

  Peace Wants a Piece of the Pie 7th Annual Mother’s Day National Action On Behalf of Mothers Everywhere May 6th, 2011  “Let [us] solemnly take counsel with each other as to the means whereby the great human family can live in peace.” ~ Julia Ward Howe, 1800’s (original advocate for Mother’s Day) Dear Friends, […]

Honor Mother’s Day by telling our leaders to invest in PEACE building

Sat 08 May 2010 - Imagine All The People

Early advocates of celebrating Mother’s Day in the United States envisioned it as a day of peace, to honor and support mothers who had lost sons and husbands to the carnage of the Civil War. In 1870 – nearly 40 years before it became an official U.S. holiday in 1914 – social justice pioneer Julia Ward Howe issued her famous Mother’s Day Proclamation, which called upon mothers of all nationalities to band together to promote the “amicable settlement of international questions, the great and general interests of peace.”




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