“Everything that has come is for the best and everything that will come is for the best.” – Mom
It’s 1 : 16 PM on day 2697 of my journey towards independence and I managed to pray, read Isaiah 40:29 , have breakfast and promote my 50 New Feet Campaign benefiting MiracleFeet – A HUGE thanks to aunty Julia who donated $25 Anonymous who donated $250 which brings the total raised to $7 201 only $5 229 more to raise by June 17, 2018 to help 50 kids with clubfoot.
On this day many years ago my mommy was born. Happy Birthday mom thank you for giving us life and raising us to be people of character who are willing and able to contribute to the world. I think I was so determined to win at life because of you and FOR YOU (to prove to myself and the world that I was your blessing and not your curse) I hope I am enough and that I am doing enough. Every day I aim to be the living embodiment of the hope, faith and love I see inside you. Happy Birthday thanks again for everything we love you.
It’s 10: 27 AM on day 2276 of my journey towards independence and I managed to go with my family to drop mom off at the airport, pray, read Proverbs 12: 9 and work on my 25 Smiles Campaign –raised $9 161.04 only $3 338.96 more to raise to reach my second goal of raising $12 500 for Smile Train before Jan 10 2017 (SO SO SO GRATEFUL to everyone who has supported this campaign so far ).
This morning mom left to go visit grandma in India which means it’s just me, my brother and my dad until my sister comes back from varsity in three days (our housekeeper will be here till the evening but won’t stay) times like this I wish I could do more by myself my dad doesn’t mind helping it’s just so humiliating it grates at my very soul.
“Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you’ll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you’ll find that you have more of it.” – Ralph Marston
It’s 11: 01 AM on day 2250 of my journey towards independence and I managed to pray, have breakfast, read 1 Chronicles 16:35 and work on my 25 Smiles Campaign –raised $8 961.04 only $3 538.96 more to raise to reach my second goal of raising $12 500 for Smile Train before Jan 10 2017 (SO SO SO GRATEFUL to everyone who has supported this campaign so far ).
A few weeks ago I watched “The Thank You Project A Mother Finds The People Who Saved Her Son’s Life” it just warmed my heart. Watch “The Thank You Project A Mother Finds The People Who Saved Her Son’s Life” below:
“There is no one who takes care of us as lovingly as our mother does. She is our living God.” ― Mohtasham Usmani
It’s 12 : 58 PM on day 1966 of my journey towards independence and I managed to pray, read Colossians 3, learn one new thing –Dry thunderstorm refers to thunder and lightning that occur without bringing rain to the ground. In fact, the thunder-bearing clouds do produce rain but the rain droplets have evaporated in the air before reaching the ground. – have breakfast and work on my 25 Smiles Campaign – yesterday Athira chechi and chachen donated $50 and today Liesel donated $16 ( thank you SO MUCH to chechi and chachen and Liesel your support means A LOT ) which brings my total raised to $1 682 only $4 568 more to raise by 10 Jan 2017 (SO GRATEFUL to everyone who has supported this campaign so far ) .
Today is my mother’s birthday she and I have our moments like any other mother and child but for the most part I feel like my siblings and I won the mom lottery she has more faith and strength in her one pinkie than most people will ever have. Happy birthday mommy. Thank you for everything you have done and continue to do for us. Your legacy is the three of us and the countless lives you have impacted in your career as a teacher. I strive every day to be a good reflection of you and dad and to live out the values that you have tried to instil in us.
“My mother… she is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.” ― Jodi Picoult
It’s 12 : 09 PM on day 1602 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to brush my teeth, pray, read Jeremiah 19,publish my Disability of the Day feature, publish myKid of the Week feature, learn one new thing –1st Mother’s Day: May 10, 1908; Founded by Anna Jarvis; made a national holiday in 1914 by President Wilson – promote my Educate Generations campaign– on $1 730 – feed myself egg with bread for breakfast and continue promoting my campaign my campaign – still on $1 730 and still grateful 🙂
Today is my mother’s (mom don’t kill me for revealing your age) 49th birthday which is an important day to me because I owe everything that I am and ever will be to God and my parents. Happy Birthday Mom thanks for the love, laughter and lessons.
No matter who leaves I will be fine– that’s what I know.
It’s 12 : 52 PM on day 1383 of my journey towards independence and I’ve managed to pray, brush my teeth, read Psalm 70, publish my Disability of the Day feature, promote my Eradicate AIDS campaign – still on 88% (sigh)- go drop my mom and brother at the airport -feed myself bran flakes for breakfast, watch I Married Who? – it’s a movie about a movie star marrying an average girl after a drunken night everybody knows how it will end but it was still sweet – practice sitting up straight to strengthen my core muscles and stretch my hamstrings.
This morning my mom and my brother left for a two week trip to India so it will just be my dad, my sister and I at the house it will be different but fun.