Welcome to Love Always and
amotherslegacy.com, a place where we can exchange our hopes and
dreams for our daughters, and use writing as a tool to encourage
and inspire womankind.
my wish to write you. To share the wisdom I have gained, from
the paths I have walked and the lessons learned along the way;
to tell the story of my existence, and the meaning of my life,
These words I
choose will be powerful and written with such force, enough to
empower you and forever impact your heart and mind.
This letter is
a symbol of who I am and will reflect my strongest beliefs, values,
and knowledge; a reflection of me, the mirror to my soul.
May this letter
aid in your journey through life, in times of confusion and doubt
and serve as a reminder of our lineage. It is my hope that it
will give you the strength and courage to remain true to the woman
these words embrace you with my unconditional love, and may the
essence of my being remain alive within you; most importantly,
use it to hear my voice when you need me the most.
For yours and
the sake of your daughter(s), I leave you my legacy. May you always
find comfort in my memory, where we are infinitely connected.
Artist and Author
*Ironically, the Artist of this picture and one
of the authors of this web site are both named Mara.
Note to Mothers:
are all Daughters, some of us write as if we are born writers
and some of us have a hard time putting thoughts to paper.
is a general letter to be used as a guideline to help get
you started on your Daughter's letter . It's purpose is
to give you an idea of why you might want to write a legacy
letter and some ideas you may want to write about.
one Daughter to another, please believe me, the mere act
of writing this letter will be appreciated as much as the
contents within it.
Letters to read legacy letters from real Mothers ...bring
EMPOWERING WOMEN, ONE DAUGHTER
AT A TIME!
so our mothers and grandmothers have, more often than not
anonymously, handed on the creative spark, the seed of the
flower they themselves never hoped to see or like a sealed
letter they could not plainly read."
As is the Mother, so is her Daughter.
Only mothers can think of the future because they give birth
to it in their children.
There is nothing more thrilling in this world, I think,
than having a child that is yours, and yet is mysteriously
A baby's mother also needs a mother.
All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy.
No man does. That's his.
~Oscar Wilde (from The Importance of Being Ernest)