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My Mother-My Friend
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TITLE (EDIT)
My Mother-My Friend
DESCRIPTION
Part of the eugology for my mother.
[343 words]
TITLE KEYWORD
Relationships
AUTHOR
Penny Groh
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Full-time college student and wife and mother.
[July 2003]
AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (3)
Life Lessons! (Short Stories) Lessons in life I learned along the way. [620 words] [Self-Help]
The Butterfly's Cocoon! (Short Stories) - [384 words] [Relationships]
The Invisible Wall! (Short Stories) - [595 words] [Relationships]
My Mother-My Friend
Penny Groh

As a child growing up, there was no one more nourishing to my sould than my mother. When I became a mother myself, I understood the unconditional love she had for her child. I don't want to portray her as perfect, since we all know there is no perfect human being, but if I take away all that comes with being human and look at her as only a mother.

I have to say to myself, when I was a child she rocked and held me, and we laughed and played and she sang me sweet lullabies. As an adolescent, she was ever attentive to my needs and comforted my broken heart. She explained when I was confused, and her love always shined through her discipline. She never showed disappointment in me, even though, I at times disappointed her.

My mother always had an idea or words of wisdom but most importantly, she was there to say: "I love you no matter what." Her same pattern of love continued into my adulthood and her love became even more precious to me when I became a mother myself, because I saw her for the first time as a human being--not just a mother.

My mother had to go through her own trials and tribulations in life, but she was always there to support her family, friends and children.

I miss my mother's physical being, and I miss hearing her voice and being able to hug and kiss her. We spoke daily on the phone and I miss those conversations. She was my best friend and confidante.

I take my mother with me everywhere I go. When I am say, she will come to comfort me. When I am happy, I see her sparking, blue eyes and she is smiling. When I am confused, I hear her words of wisdome and comfort. When I am lonely, she will come to me and understand.

I will carry her in my memory for the rest of my life, and I wil honor her by loving my child as she loved her.
   

 

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STORYMANIA PUBLICATION DATE
July 2003
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