Dear Mum,

Dear mum,

Thank you

I want to thank you for all those moments you did not know how but you did.

I want to thank you for the times you wanted to give up but did not.

I want to thank you for that moment you wanted to run away but held it together.

I want to thank you for the times you made us dinner from an empty cupboard.

I want to thank you for when there was no-one but realised you were someone.

I want to thank you for your prayers - Every. Single. Day.

I want to thank you for your commitment even on the days when you were exhausted beyond imagination.

I want to thank you for giving me a chance.

I want to thank you for allowing me to choose my path.

I want to thank you for the discipline.

I want to thank you for keeping me safe.

I want to thank you for being a warrior not a worrier.

I want to thank you for the proverbs.

I want to thank you for breakfast.

I want to thank you for lunch.

I want to thank you for all those dinners!

I want to thank you for not being one of my ‘big head friends’.

I want to thank you for your kindness.

I want to thank you for always giving even when you had nothing.

I want to thank you for your sacrifices.

I want to thank you for your sacrifices.

I want to thank you for your SACRIFICES.

My mum with my Daughter after hours of labour. I know she felt the pain!

Now I know

Now I now the battles you faced and the wars you won.

Now I understand why you seemed unfair but you were following God’s plan.

Now I know why ‘You must not mix up with any and everyone’.

Now I know how you may have felt.