“Roses and thorns are parts of the same plant. Somehow though, some people are concerned mainly about the roses. The rose is not on the plant for more than a week, but the thorns are there forever. Roses are teaching that the beauty of life will bloom, once you have taught yourself the lessons given by living with the thorns.” ― Grigoris Deoudis
This post is part of the Nature Footstep meme. A meme all about flowers and macro shots.
I really like this.The words are so true. I believe there is a lot of strength in women ,a lot of resilience. I think back to what my mother had to endure.How she had to do back breaking work for long hours to support her children.That took courage and faith.Lots of faith. I remember the hardships she went through,the endless struggles,dissapointments,worries.The lonliness and bitter tears she cried when we had to be in another country,away from her,so she could work and support us.I know of her disillusion with love.Love that mostly hurt.Twice she gave her heart,her love ,her soul only to be abandoned or cheated on and used.She told me it was worht it,just to have us.We were her joy.Her reason for going on!My but that woman had inner strength! She never gave up,orrelied on anyone but herself to take care of us.I am deeply grateful to her.She is my mother.Her role was that of a mother and father to us,because those fathers were not around.Never did they wipe a tear,sit by hospital be…
Here we are again!Wonderful Wednesday came quickly!
This week I'd like to share more things I love,like & enjoy! Since today begins the celebration of Mexican Independence I'm going to share some things I love about this country.For those who are just getting to know me ,I am Mexican -American.I was born in Southern California. My mother is 100% a Mexican "chilanga". Meaning she's from Mexico City. My father was Mexican American & German .I believe he loved the Mexican culture. So let's begin with the Mexican flag.I think it's beautiful:
This flag of the current times is a tricolor consisting of green, white and red vertical stripes with the coat of arms at the center in the white portion.
The colors have their own meanings. Green stands for hope, white for purity and red stands for religion. ♥
The coat of arms was designed by Architect Francisco Eppens Helguera . The coat of arms is an image of an eagle with a serpent held in its talon. The eagle is …