Sunday, 11 May 2008

Happy Mother's Day Mum

A mum:
  • supports you, no matter what you've done, who you have upset or how stupid you have been
  • knows exactly what is wrong when you walk in the front door and burst into tears after having been on school camp for 4 days
  • apologises for things that weren't her fault and were beyond her control, except in the sense that she happened to bring you in to this life
  • is proud of you and every tiny achievement you make
  • supports you when you have difficult secrets that you can't tell anyone else
  • overflows with joy simply because you are happy and enjoying life
  • is self-sacrificing
  • is courageous in the face of adversity
  • doesn't allow herself to become too outdated
  • likes a good laugh, sometimes even at her self
  • is forgiving when you hurt her
  • supports and encourages you all the way
  • wants to give as much as she can to you, in any way she can
  • wants you to be close by
  • yet puts no pressure on you even when you move away from her
  • wants you to be happy
  • always listens
  • is calm, sensible and practical when everyone else is in a panic
  • gives advice, in a soothing, comforting way
  • loves you for everything you are, and everything you aren't

There is good reason for Mother's Day falling under the earthy Taurean's month.

Thank you mum, for being my mum.
Happy Mother's Day.

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