Her generosity has shown me how great of a person she is and has made me strive to become a better person. Lastly, my mom’s confidence has definitely played a role in who I am today. Due to the confidence my mom has in herself, and the ability to love herself for who she is, has taught me to do the same and even love others more. My mom is my hero and forever will
“What is free time? I'm a single mother. My free moments are filled with loving my little girl.” This astounding quote spoken incredibly by Roma Downey truly captures the essence of Mrs. Moreno in the sense that her heart overflows with love for her daughter, Yollie, and she would die to make Yollie happy. Mrs. Moreno gives her daughter unconditional love and would stop at nothing to keep a smile on her baby’s face. From the mesmerizing short story, “Mother and Daughter” by Gary Soto, it is apparent that the protagonist, Mrs. Moreno is an impeccable, almost perfect mother because she dedicated, optimistic and resourceful, and most of all loving towards her daughter.
“Mom?” I say I can hear my mom crying in the bedroom, she usually does this on a daily basis but today it is more than usual because my father died on this day. Today marks four years since his death, I still feel guilty for it. I was in the car with my dad when it occurred and I couldn 't do anything to solve it or help him but I still tell myself I could have done something. Sniffling my mother responds, “Yes Meghan?” I know when my mom is upset and she thinks she
Susan@ May Thiri Kyaw Grandmother Spirit In most cases, grandmothers hold a special place in people’s hearts that is irreplaceable. After all, “A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.” Grandmothers are like fairy godmothers, without all the magic and the chanting. Or to put it more realistically, they are like our second mothers. When help is needed, they are always ready to lend a hand, give advice and share their wisdom. They are knowledgeable and experienced, having lived through different time periods.
Oprah Winfrey - An incredible example of moral courage Oprah Winfrey once said “Excellence is the best deterrent to sexism and racism.” (brainyquote.com) This statement is a great example of moral courage. Being able to move past those who want to put you down and do it with a smile. Oprah has always shown moral courage, not just in her career, but in her whole life. She is a role model to all. I will state why she displays moral courage, how she relates to Elie Wiesel, the author of the book, Night, and a nobel peace prize winner, and finally how Oprah has impacted me.
Whenever I got there I walked in the door of my grandmothers house with a smile on my face because I was so happy to see everyone but when I was greeted at the door by my grandmother crying I knew something was wrong because she never cried at least not in front of me. I asked what was wrong but all she could say was go put your stuff down and and come back to the table there is something we need to talk about. For a second I thought I had done something wrong but it wasn’t me it was my aunt. She had been diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer and was going to need a lot of
This helped blind and deaf women to live regular, everyday lives as well. She showed that nothing was impossible and that you can do great things if you never give up. “Helen Keller received many honors in recognition of her accomplishments” (Bio.com Editors). Helen Adams Keller was born on June 27, 1880 in the small town of Tuscumbia, Alabama. Keller was born with all of her senses.
When I first saw my baby sister arrive at the Pittsburgh Airport, I kept saying, “She’s Skinny Minnie! She’s Skinny Minnie!” and laughed like crazy. The atmosphere was electric with excitement. I couldn’t contain myself as I ran around her carrier trying to see her even though she was sleeping. I truly didn’t know how this event was going to be changing my life.
Achieving the goal of waking her up, I turned around to leave the room when she said, “I crashed the car.” My first thought was exactly what, “what did you say?” Pulling her face into the mattress she muffled and said, “I snuck out and accidentally crashed the car and left it there.” It sounded too good to be true and immediately I checked out the garage. Like exactly what Nicole said the car wasn 't there and that was when panic started to set in. Crying out to mom I cried, “the car isn 't here!” Behind the door of her closet, I heard my mother ask if I was joking. Telling her I was quite serious she came rushing out of room to the door of the garage. Ripping the door open, she found exactly what I found, no car.
The first time her mother told her that a baby was in her stomach, Bonnie was so excited thinking that her baby sister was finally on her way. To her dismay, the baby she got was the brother that she never wanted. She cried and pouted that night and went to bed angry. In the coming year, another birth resulted in another yucky brother, and she shed more than a few tears. With time, Bonnie got use to her two brothers, even to love them, but they were very different from girls.