Thank You, Mom
Thank You Mom-for holding me in your loving arms every time I cried.
Thank You Mom-for changing my diaper and singing me to sleep.
Thank You Mom-for holding my hand as you walked me onto the bus my first day of school.
Thank You Mom-for trudging through the snow each winter to watch me perform in the school play.
Thank You Mom-for cooking my favorite dinner the night I struck out to end the game.
Thank You Mom-for calling to say "I love you" the night I slept over Aunt Stephanie's house.
Thank You Mom-for bringing out the lemonade when we played baseball.
Thank You Mom-for laughing often.
Thank You Mom-for punishing me the first time I came home drunk.
Thank You Mom-for writing me that letter the day I was rejected from
Thank You Mom-for giving me a bag full of groceries every time I came
home to visit.
Thank You Mom-for praying for me before you close your eyes each night.
Thank You Mom-for having the strength to give me life, even after God took Matthew.
Thank You Mom-for saving me some chocolate chip cookies.
Thank You Mom-for teaching me to believe in myself.
Thank You Mom-for telling me stories about my grandparents.
Thank You Mom-for showing me how to help those less fortunate than me.
Thank You Mom-for saying "I Love You" every time I see you.
Thank You Mom-for bringing a smile to my face every time I think of you.
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