My mother is always my shero
My mother passed away twenty months ago. I miss her every day of my life. When I am about to feel sad, I try to remember all the good things she had brought to my life to know that what I have become today is from my sweet little mother. Everyone called her Mamie, Mamie which she used to explain Mamy in Malagasy which means Sweet, Mon Amie in French which means My Friend, and Mummy in English which means Mother. Yes she was the Sweet Mother and above all your Friend. Most of people do not want to be friend with their mother because the mother is out of tune, because of many secrets you do not want to share to your mother. My mother was not like that. She was really close to us, her children and even everyone in our little neighborhood. She was always there ready to help and ready to give advices. I even believe that she was the shero of many people.
My mother taught me to be smart in class, to get high education, never to give up, to always move forward, to be happy. She also taught me never judge people cause of their race, origin, or social status. This remind me a little story of my childhood. I was with some school mates and on the way home we met our landress, an old woman with poor clothes and no sandals. I greeted her :"Manao ahoana, Tompoko?". Manao ahoana is for saying hello. You use Tompoko for a sign of respect to the person you talk to. So, all my friends asked if she was my relative. They were amazed why I wanted to respect "a landress". This is how many people behave. My mother taught me never to think like that. I respected the lady because she was older than me.
My mother taught me to be independant. Now that she is not here anymore, my siblings and I can manage our own lives. We know some of our friends who were completely lost cause of their mother's death. My mother taught us that everyone must leave one day. We always need to be ready and to face life because our life must go on.
My mother taught every little things I now use in my marriage. My husband can be always happy because the house is clean, the foods are good, the clothes are washed. I had a boyfriend before meeting my husband. She could feel that he was not a good guy. I never needed to tell her that he was cheating on me, and when he was really upset he even beat me. She could guess it. A good mother can know every thing. I was in love and did not want to hear anything. I only realized it when I woke up and met a new guy whom my mother really liked. I married this guy few months ago and my mother was not wrong, he is the sweetest caring husband I have ever met.
My mother taught me that "impossible" does not exist, to each problem, there is a solution. Now, I know how to manage each situation I have to face firmly and with courage.
Well, a lot to tell about what my mother brought to my life. I thank God for having given me my mother. Today, when people talk to me, they see my mother in me, in my face, in my smile, in my way of speaking, in my behavior. Yes, my mother will always be my shero. Thanks to Mamie, I am what I am today. And RIP Mommy.