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I’ve had 45 years to be a daughter. The oldest of five to be precise, so I’ve been a daughter as long Mom’s been a mother.

With the arrogance of youth, it took me a while to realize how wise my mother is.  After all, a child knows all and a parent can’t possibly understand.

As the years marched on, my mother slowly started getting smarter.   A revelation of epic proportions for any child. Each principle and skill she taught me, became more and more valuable.

Be kind to others. Lend a hand to those in need without an expectation of return. An honest day’s labor will only make you stronger.  Celebrate every victory. The world is a very big place.  Canning is a team sport.  Green beans are wily devils that hide in plan sight.  Family is forever.  Books are portals to other places and worlds.

As time marches forward…

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4 comments

  • Amazing how that happens, isn’t it? 🙂

    • I only hope to be that smart when I get to be her age. 🙂

  • It’s amazing how much smarter our parents got as we got older, isn’t it? Something every generation needs to learn, I guess! Hope you’ll be able to celebrate a Happy Mother’s Day!

    • I hope you have a happy Mother’s day as well!

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