“If life hands you lemons, make lemonade”, so the saying goes. Well, our mothers somewhat know better ingredients than just lemons and she can whip up a fabulous feast, a sumptuous buffet spread of all the joys of life and privilege us to partake, nourished by her care and concern. Mother is the Greatest Gift GOD has given to Mankind. She is the Umbrella that protects us from the all worldly storms. HER Shelter is the Safest Place of this World!!!
When I think of Maasa one thought always come to my mind – How could so much energy and life be packed into such a petite frame? What was the source of her indomitable spirit? I believe that it was her faith. Hers was not a faith professed merely on the lips. Hers was a “true grit” faith lived out every single day of her life. It was shaped and forged through her journey through all of life’s greatest joys and deepest disappointments. Her faith was what empowered her in her many battles. Her strength and energy were often employed in support and defense of her loved ones. She was generous with her time and spirit, always giving of herself to her loved ones. She was a great enabler and encourager. She lived life to the fullest and appreciated the finer things in life. Most of all, she enjoyed people, reaching out to them and connecting with them.
But best of all as far as I am concerned – She covered me all in prayer, every single day!!
Mother’s love is something that is very, very special. It’s something that’s really impossible to explain. Her love is something that is made up of much deep devotion, joy, pain and sacrifice. Endless and unselfish and it endures whatever may come. It is something that fills you with hopes, dreams, tears and pleasure, which in turn helps you walk along this world with your head held high. Her love never fails or falters even though the heart might be breaking. It always believes when all the rest of the world might be condemning. A Mother’s love is a splendored miracle. It is something that cannot be measured, for it has no beginning or no end.
Happy Mother’s Day to all Mothers!! You all are a gentle affection to hold and to embrace and words never get exhausted praising your names!! Special wishes for few of the great mom’s I know, Anitha, Barnalidi, Ritudi, Nehadi, Apra, Sangeetadi, and not to mention Sonu and Nimmo, Kavitadi, my dear Bhabhiji who even after all her worldly work done never leave a chance to pull my leg and so many others.
And very, very special wishes for Minniedi who never even once failed to pull me up or push me forward when I would go down. Didi you are probably the only one I think of when I am in trouble. ‘Cause I know you will surely have a solution for them. And you do!!! It was Maasa and now you that I share everything and confess to. You have been like the wind of unknown strength with unbreakable wall of words building my courage always. And when I was fighting for my life, when even many from my own family showed their back, you stood by me. It was not easy I know, yet you did everything you could to give me a new lease of life and took me in family. And each time you addressed me as your son; it really made me feel special and wanted!!! As Sree Maa always says, you are the one who I should thank for giving this new life. You are probably the vessel God chose to assemble my very existence in this second life. And for as long as the sun shines you will be the light of my life. I thank you for being like a mother from the dawn of my failures and through the journey of my successes in these past many years. There are no words truly descriptive of your significance in every aspect of my current life. You are the one person on this whole earth who really understood me. Thanks for being there always Didi when I needed you and more importantly when I was taking all my important decisions. “YOU ARE THE PERFECT BLEND OF A MOTHER AND A FRIEND”. Love you Didi and Please be always with me.