Mothers Find Their Happiness in Seeing

Music: The Well-tempered Clavier, Book 1:
Prelude and Fugue in C Major.
By J. S. Bach. Performed by
John Sankey at Kunst der Fuge.

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Mothers find their happiness in seeing
Others happy. Is this good or wise?
To hang one's happiness upon a being,
However loved, who sees through other eyes?
Even as such love may be a burden,
Remember well what lies behind the curtain,
Singing down through angel-freighted skies.

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