What my mother taught me


 

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My mother taught me some valuable lessons that I’ll never forget. Before I got married, she said; “Don’t ever let the sun go down on your wrath.” I often think of her words and how smart they were. I remember passing these words of wisdom on at one of the support groups for parents of  mentally ill children that I attended.

She gave me the following advice too; “Don’t ache to be someone’s whole life. Rather, aim to be the favorite part of it. Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending.”

On this note, have as good a day as you possibly can.

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5 thoughts on “What my mother taught me

  1. Marie Abanga

    Reblogged this on Marie Abanga's Blog and commented:
    Oh my, read this you all people in search of Peace Within: “Don’t ache to be someone’s whole life. Rather, aim to be the favorite part of it. Live without pretending, love without depending, listen without defending, speak without offending.”

    Reply
  2. Billy

    “Don’t ever let the sun go down on your wrath.” I just read that, very recently, on one of these blogs I follow. Precious advice. And the rest too. Simple words yet a challenge every day to live up to.

    Reply

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