It is not that Mother always likes to manifest Herself as the most beautiful lovely woman. She sometimes assumes the form of even an old hag.
In the Hindu scriptures, there is a description of Dhumaavati धुमावती, one of the aspects of Mother. Deformed, restless, cruel-faced, dirty-clothed, dry, rickety, inauspicious-looking, with a winnow in hand, poverty-stricken, widow-like, with the crow as Her pet bird, etc.
Naturally there are few devotees, who accept this form for their worship, but those who do, are favored most speedily with the fulfillment of their desires.
True devotees delight to serve any woman, in whatever form, however ugly, poor, crooked, criminal and sinful. All women to him are different forms in different bodies of Mother.
If women are pleased or displeased, deities also are pleased or displeased. If they are pleased, the family prospers. The country, in which women are respected and protected and taken care of, prospers. However, woman should not mean one's wife, nor should that respect or help be an outcome of selfishness, slavery, lust or illicit love.
EXTRACT FROM THE BOOK : MOTHER & MOTHER'S THOUSAND NAMES
AUTHOR : MAI SWARUP MAI MARKAND
MAI NIWAS, SARASWATI ROAD END, SANTA CRUZ WEST, MUMBAI 400054 INDIA