I am not a difficult woman at all.
I am simply a strong woman and know my worth- Anonymous
Thursday afternoon, the one hour drive to the cafe was a cup full of giggles, and a conversation flooded with life lessons.
The entire day I kept reminiscing about our short yet meaningful talks and was fully prepared to have a sermon session later.
Her candid and open chit chat sessions leave me either smiling ear to ear or make me shed a teardrop. Mom, you don’t know anything, and the very next second, mom, can you please help me. I am like, is this the same daughter talking or some alien from another planet. A crazy combination of an impending hurricane with the vibrant hues of the colorful rainbow!
A simple comment of hers, ” Mom, you are compassionate and emotional by nature.” Hmm, am I? It got me thinking. Yes, at one point, I sure was, but the intensity most definitely has dipped. Has it? I don’t know for sure!
Our exchange of thoughts on this topic was like a flaming wildfire. Her constant questioning and me, a typical mom- the preaching mode did not want to end.
So finally, I reasoned with her with the hope that I make some sense.
We talk to the supreme power.
Overflowing emotions. Ripple of thoughts.
A surge of adrenaline.
Do we ever gauge what’s passing through the windows of our souls?
People will always have opinions, good or bad. Does it really matter?
The important thing is what we think about ourselves- that’s it; the rest is
Little did she realize that I was echoing my mother’s words to her verbatim. I have to be a good student in the first place; only then can I be an astute teacher- I think this stuck in my head growing up; however, I did my fair share of goof-ups, making me human after all.
Like all mothers, my wish for my daughter is never to falter, no matter what the circumstances.
Be calm yet choppy
Be tranquil yet gutsy
Be THE IRON IN YOU!
Be rock solid like steel, NEVER TO RUST!
Not forgetting the most amazing lunch date with my son – coming soon- with the promise to listen more and talk less!
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