My Mother ……. The Sunbeam by @sleekdami (Lights will guide you home)

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So many words from so many people….
This woman just left here, talking about hoping my mom made heaven and how we should rally round my dad so he doesn’t go and carry all these jezebels around (she’s deeper life by the way)…..am angry…I should be…but then….why should I be angry with someone who has so little knowledge……my heart pleaded for mercy for the ignorant.
If there’s anyone who would make heaven, “twas” my mummy…..was I sure of even myself or people around….I would so no, I am not sure of any other person but my mummy.

 

 
She spoke of heaven as if she had been there, vivid imagination, as if she had picked out d colours of her rooms in her mansion in heaven.
She lived everyday like her last, truly she did….she was almost perfect I envied her…..never said anything wrong even we prodded her to give us gist (gossip) as her kids.. She would laugh and laugh and say “wo leave me jare “and if she had to let on….it was because she had a message to pass from it, not out of malice or contempt.

 
I can remember one day we had a party in church and she was in charge of food (naturally) and one woman came to her angry….”See na bone full dis meat”..and by then my mom was obviously tired of complaints and all plus d stress of pleasing a teeming crowd, she turned and said “Mama Sandra shey bone no dey your body?”…..and smiled…..End of discussion!

 
I remember that day, and we would laugh hard…what a response….you would be too embarrassed to complain after that….that was my mummy….
She knew of a business and would share with anyone who she knows needs that information regardless that profit to be gained would reduce, she did not care….that was her way of life.I miss you mummy………today is your service of songs…..I am smiling because I remember you singing hymns a lot….and now you are not here to sing with us…..
God bless you
Lights would guide you home!

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13 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Damilare
    Aug 08, 2013 @ 06:07:18

    Awesome ( -̩̩̩͡˛ -̩̩̩͡ )

    Sent from my BlackBerry wireless device from MTN

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  2. toladimeji
    Aug 08, 2013 @ 08:15:21

    Eeyah… Such wonderful memories. May GOD comfort Чº‎​υ plenri plenri.

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  3. oche
    Aug 08, 2013 @ 13:46:04

    May God give you a big heart to bear the loss. Hugs

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  4. Obafunke
    Aug 08, 2013 @ 15:03:19

    Sleep on in d Bossom of the Lord Mrs Igberaese!..

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  5. St Naija
    Aug 08, 2013 @ 16:03:35

    The Lord is your strength. Be strong.

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  6. Gina
    Aug 08, 2013 @ 20:29:02

    Yea surly, lights would guide her home! Amen

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  7. Abi I
    Aug 09, 2013 @ 01:12:17

    She must have been an absolute delight to know. You have taken more from her than you know, slowly you’ll start to see just how much like her you are. God bless and comfort you. Be blessed

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  8. temitopeobasa
    Aug 09, 2013 @ 20:46:22

    May the lights guide her home. Sorry to hear about your loss sis. It is well. XXX

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  9. yougeecash
    Aug 12, 2013 @ 09:43:43

    Your mama must have been awesome! Thank God she lived well and thank God she left wonderful legacies behind. We join you to celebrate her life well spent. Indeed the lights will guide her home. Stay strong

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  10. Olayinka
    Aug 14, 2013 @ 06:22:14

    I’m sure she’s smiling down at u from her home above. Sorry for ur loss..

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  11. Yetundeadebiaye
    Aug 21, 2013 @ 10:07:11

    May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace eternally! TY, who’s the writer? *hugs**

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  12. Yetundeadebiaye
    Aug 21, 2013 @ 10:08:06

    @sleekdami on twitter?

    Reply

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