To my mom,
...who taught me to look for answers even when there didn't seem to be one
...who taught me to think for myself
...who taught me to love without condition
...who taught me to be a self-less mother (although I often fail)
...who has the talent of making me furious with one statement
...who is very often right, even if it makes me angry
...who can comfort me like no one else
...who has arms that can hug away the overwhelming problems of this life
...who has a lap that I'm never to old to sit in
...who gives and gives and gives of her time, love, energy, and patience without reserve
Thank you mom for being you. Thank you for loving me. Thank you for never holding back. Thank you.
I wish that on this Mother's Day, I could take a walk with you on the shoulder of your country road. I wish that I could rub your feet for you. I wish that we could cook a great big messy meal together, and then make you tell me 8 times to wash the dishes. I love you.
To all of those beautiful mammas reading this blog -- Happy Mother's Day to you! I hope you have a wonderful day surrounded by (or given a break from!) those you love.