Happy Mother's Day!

Here's a fun Mother's Day classic from Arlo Guthrie. The young man who jumps out on stage in leather and chains with a heavy metal guitar solo is Abe Guthrie, Arlo's son, who still tours with his dad.

Note that the kids who'd have sung this "lament" of teenage angst at their hippie parents would now be in their mid-late 40's, having raised rebellious kids of their own...

And here's to all mothers today, both those who raised us and those who taught us, mentored us, and showed us the way.


HT: Rising Son Records

Lisa Fullam is professor of moral theology at the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley. She is the author of The Virtue of Humility: A Thomistic Apologetic (Edwin Mellen Press).

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