Snday is ther’s day in the united states. ther’s day is celebrated inny countries around the world， but not always on the sa day. so historianssay the holidayes froncient spring festivals in greece and ro. a redern ther’s day began in the seventeenth century in britain.
the writer julia ward howe de the first known suggestion for a ther’sday in the united states. that was in eighteen-seventy-two. she said it shouldbe a day to celebrate peace. ther’s day as it is celebrated today began with awon nad anna jarvis. in neen-oh-seven， she held a cereny to honor herther at a church in the state of west virginia. she held the cereny on theanniversary of her ther’s death. later， she and others wrote thousands ofletters to public officials urging that the second sunday in y be declaredther’s day.
Ter＇s daythe 2nd sunday in y （universally）
Ther＇s day is a ti ofration and celebration forit is ati of breakfast in bed， faly gatherings， and crayon scribbled ＂i loveyou＂s.
The earliest ther＇s day celebrations can be traced back to the springcelebrations of ancient greece in honor of rhea， the ther of the gods. duringthe 1600＇s， england celebrated a day called ＂thering sunday＂. celebrated onthe 4th sunday of lent （the 40 day period leading up to easter）， ＂theringsunday＂ honored the thers of england.
During this ti ny of the england＇s poor worked as servants for thewealthy. as st jobs were located far frotheir hos， the servants would liveat the houses of their eloyers. on thering sunday the servants would havethe day off and were encouraged to return ho and spend the day with theirthers. a special cake， called the thering cake， was often brought along toprovide a festive touch.
As christianity spread throughout europe the celebration changed to honorthe ＂ther church＂ - the spiritual power that gave thelife and protected therohar over ti the church festival blended with the thering sundaycelebration . people began honoring their thers as well as the church.
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I had a ther who readthings
That wholeso life to a child＇s heart brings
Stories that stir with an upward touch.
Oh that every ther were such！
You y have tangible wealth untold
Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold.
Richer than I you can never be.
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