Mother Essay: Fondest Memories Of My Mother

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Racheal Ray English 1301 February 12, 2011 My Mother On a day to day basis, we are influenced by something, or someone that has a lasting effect in our lives. The fondest memories of my life have all been influenced by family members. To my belief, my mother “Mary Alice Hendrix” is one of the most influential. I am the person and mother I am today cause of her. When I describe my mother, there is nothing critical about it; it is all admiration. Her profession is counseling, she works with elementary students; when I say “students’, I mean six to seven hundred or more. Seeing her at work is very awe-inspiring, especially her ability to connect with children. Every single one of her students…show more content…
I recall calling her in tears, not knowing what to do, feeling as if I was failing as a Mother. But she would always soothe me by saying, “You are a wonderful mom. Your son is just like you; he wants to do everything at his own pace. Have patience my child.” Her faith is like a rock; it will not be broken. With her help and the Lord’s, I have been able to learn how to forgive and let go of pain that had tied my heart down for many years. I faced many struggles at a young age that ended with me falling into pieces, like a jigsaw puzzle knocked off the counter. But, my mother was always there to pick up my pieces and start all over. Looking back, I never understood what she meant when she would say, “Just wait, you will understand why when you have children of your own.” I would have never said this then, but now I admit, she was right on everything. I am so blessed to still have her in my life and my children’s lives. I am thankful for the mother she is to me, and for the mother that she has helped me

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