MY GREATEST LOVE


It has been 40 days since you left, mom. And these are the words I’ve been wanting to told you. I wish you could still read this. I miss you , Mama.

“I want to start by telling you how much I love you. I know I don’t always show it and I know I’m not really around these days and honestly I don’t even say it that often, but I do. You are the most important woman in my life, and you always will be. Ever since I was little you have been my hero and someone I’ve always looked up to. I know life is hard for you and I don’t always do much to make it easier, but you have sacrificed so much in your life just to raise me, and it means more to me than I’ll ever be able to express in words in this article. You are the strongest person I know, full of love and motivation, and I am incredibly blessed to have had the opportunity to have that all of my life. So, Mom, I love you so much, to the ends of the Earth and until the day I’m no longer walking on it.
Next comes me telling you, thank you. Two words that means so little when comparing them to every little thing it is that you do for me. Thank you for the countless hugs. Thank you for that time you let me cry on your shoulder when my relationship with you know who was fell apart. Thank you for waking up every morning to prepare my breakfast and uniform for school. Thank you for staying behind my back despite of my hundreds failures in life. Thank you for the laughter, the smiles, the lessons, and reminding me that I’ll always have somebody who loves me for who I am, flaws and all. You have shown me that it is okay to make mistakes, it’s okay to cry, and it’s okay to be who I am.
Lastly mom, I want to tell you how I am sorry. I’m sorry for all of the times I fought with you, for the times I’ve let you down, and for the times I chose friends and other things over you. Sometimes I tend to lose sight of the things that are most important to me. I never meant to fight with you when you told me I couldn’t go out on that one night because you just wanted to keep me safe and sleep together. You truly mean so much to me and I don’t express it enough, and I certainly don’t prove it when I leave you doing the laundry to go out with some friends. A lot of the time, especially lately, you deserve someone who pays more attention to the things that you do. I hope that by the time I’m older you can someday forgive me for this.
All in all, I love you to death mom. You are my entire world, whether you know that or not. Whether you’re here or not. Thank you for being everything to me, always.”


Love,

Ate

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