The Love of a Mother

Indira - Pearland, Texas
Entered on March 18, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: family, love
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Throughout the years, my mother and I have always fought for nonsense that sometimes even I do not understand, but afterwards we are always there for each other. My mom has been there for everything even though I have been a stubborn and a rebel girl. I have fought with her and yelled at her the worst things I could have said to my own mother, but at the end she always forgives me because she loves me more than her life.

I have never gotten the chance to tell her that I am sorry for all the trouble she has gone through to make me the person I am. Through those everyday little fights and the insults we have, she has never left me by myself and I thank her for that. I have probably said things I have not meant but she knows how much I need her in this life.

My mother loves me for who I am and that is what matters. I know I am not the perfect daughter, but if my mother would happen to read this, I want her to know how much I love her. I thank her for giving me life and not having an abortion (not that she would), for feeding me, taking me to school every day of my elementary years, healing my scrapes when I fell, helping me up when I was done, and especially for being with me every step of the way.

I somewhat realize how hard it is to be a mother. Raising children and having to be a house wife was not my mother’s thing, but she managed to be there for my brother, my sister, and me. How could I ever thank that wonderful person? She has done the most wonderful things that I cannot even thank her fully. My mother is the best person in this world that she would give me her heart if she had to. And to realize I have been the worst daughter she has, I am sorry.

But to a mother their child is an angel. She never has seen me as a bad influence or even as the worst player of the tennis team because through the eyes of my mother I am her little angel. Through her eyes, I am the best person in the world. Now I feel like the worst person because through the arguments we have had, she always sees that baby she had seventeen years ago. I love my mother through all she had done for me.

All the time I have fought and told her the most hateful words, and now I realize how she loves me. In this world the person that will always love you because of who you are is you mother. I truly believe that a mother will love you over all things in life.