I didn't know it then but all along, you were teaching me how to be a mother. You taught me by how you selflessly take care of others. You did it so well: never complained but you always prayed.
|My mother holding me and dad holding my sister.|
Now I know how you found strength from day to day. I didn't know it then but all along you were doing the best you could.
|My mother in recent years. She always brings me Brazilian coffee.|
|My late Paternal Grandmother Maria da Glória|
|My late Maternal Grandmother Lady|
|My kids and I at the beach last week.|