Mother's day- honouring our mother

Mothering has to be the oldest profession, albeit unpaid. It may be without financial reward, but it ceratinly does not come without emotional reward. And alongside emotional reward, motherhood has long been the focus of celebrations and worship. In ancient Egypt, there was an annual festival honouring Isis, known as the mother of the pharoahs. In Ancient Greece, the mother of gods, Rhea, was worshipped in a spring festival. In Anatolia, Kybele (Cybele), the mother of the gods also had her own festival. The Romans had a festival in early spring to celebrate the Magna Mater goddess (Cybele) with Megalesia. There was also the festivals of Hilaria, again celebrating Cybele. These festivals invo