To encourage you to keep going.
To remind you to be strong.

Published on November 23, 2017 in Picture Quotes
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LETTER FROM A MOTHER TO A DAUGHTER:

“My dear girl, the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I’m going through. If when we talk, I repeat the same thing a thousand times, don’t interrupt to say: “You said the same thing a minute ago”… Just listen, please. Try to remember the times when you were little and I would read the same story night after night until you would fall asleep.
When I don’t want to take a bath, don’t be mad and don’t embarrass me. Remember when I had to run after you making excuses and trying to get you to take a shower when you were just a girl?

When you see how slow I am when it comes to new technology, give me the time to learn and don’t look at me that way… remember, honey, I patiently taught you how to do many things like eating appropriately, getting dressed, combing your hair and dealing with life’s issues every day… the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of all, try to understand what I’m going through.

If I occasionally lose track of what we’re talking about, give me the time to remember, and if I can’t, don’t be nervous, impatient or arrogant. Just know in your heart that the most important thing for me is to be with you.

And when my old, tired legs don’t let me move as quickly as before, give me your hand the same way that I offered mine to you when you first walked.

When those days come, don’t feel sad… just be with me, and understand me while I get to the end of my life with love.

I’ll cherish and thank you for the gift of time and joy we shared. With a big smile and the huge love I’ve always had for you, I just want to say, I love you… my darling daughter.”

– Unknown,

6 Comments

  1. Missing you November 23, 2017 Reply

    How much sacrifices, patience, and love our mothers have for us. They deserve the same amount of love and care returned to them…if not more.

    • ARLENE G. BANUELOS November 23, 2017 Reply

      Agree much Missing You….

  2. Bolaji November 24, 2017 Reply

    Love you Mum. I understand all of these and much more. I bask in the secure feeling that you love me. Its much more than I could ever ask for. You gave me your all, I appreciate and cherish your sacrifices. Mum, are you listening? I Love You 😍.

  3. Anne November 24, 2017 Reply

    Miss you so much, seems more and more as time goes bye on this Thanksgiving day, your favorite holiday.

  4. Petya November 24, 2017 Reply

    You know how much I love my mom, how she pisses me off, the strange person she is.How cold she is sometimes, I felt much home with my father instead.But she thinks the world for me.She was driving me insane for finding a gun in my clothes, for always checking me …what’s “now”.And she is damn good as a detective.Nobody else can compare to the skills she developed with time.And yes, might be the only person I am afraid to get exposed to.Cause she detects every freck.Lnows my body and my soul better than hers.Doesn’t leave me alone even when I am hided hudnreds of miles away…

  5. RD...Steve Mc... January 25, 2018 Reply

    They say, aging and forgetfulness are like ‘ an aging computer with a full hard drive. Our brain memory frame ,sometimes get filled. Only , we have to change those with a new soft ware. Not necessary to throw out the old computer.’Has something to do with short wave v/s long wave …energy , or speed conducting thought ptocesses. Hate to even question God’s mighty gifts to us. We are unique in His creation.

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