16.5.11

Mother to Mother...

Marie-Antoinette, who when Canonized should be proclaimed the Patron Saint of The Prolife Movement. Elena-Maria has today posted a another story about the kindness of Queen Marie-Antoinette, not as a Queen but aa a mother. The whole history of the woman has shown her compassion for her subjects, but further, it shows the desire of la Reine-Martyr her and understanding of life. Childbirth in this century is hard on a woman, it was even more so for those in the 17th and 18th century. Marie-Antoinette knew also hard hard life was having lost two children of her own in their childhood.

Marie-Antoinette and Expectant Mothers

...When the expecting mother was about to sit down, the Queen called over a servant and said: “Go to my bedroom, and bring a cushion for this lady,” and then explained her gesture, saying, “Many cares are required when in your condition. This marble bench is too cold for you to sit down on...”

Jhesu+Marie,
Brantigny

2 comments:

elena maria vidal said...

Thank you very much for the link and glad to hear that you are better!

Brantigny said...

Thank you very much.