Speech writing made simple.
As Heather and I were growing up she always made sure we wanted for NOTHING. However, she also always made sure that we knew how important it was to respect the “things” that we had and especially respect the people that provided them.
I try on a daily basis to remind myself and my family that there has to be appreciation for everything. Even the “bad” stuff. Without the “pains” how would any of us know the “pleasures”. How would we know that there is A LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL.
My Mom had the greatest attitude. She could make even the weakest feel like Hercules. She had the gift of words and wisdom that went way beyond her lifetime.