Mother- An Epitome of Sacrifice!

 “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”
This undoubtedly remains one of the most powerful adages I have ever come across. All of us are concerned about our happiness. We live in oblivion and are sometimes very indifferent towards the sufferings of other people. We are so busy making a living that we forget to live. Nowadays people hardly care about the sufferings of others. We have turned quite robotic in our approach. No matter how much technology and innovations advance, they will never be able to replace the most beautiful creation of the Almighty- A Mother!
Much has been said about mother’s day and why we should celebrate it. Every year on mother’s day, our social media is abuzz with wishes for mothers. We pay tribute in the form of long messages and tweets. We upload selfies with our mothers and shower praises on them. But is that enough? Do we really need a day to appreciate our mothers or to acknowledge the beautiful part they play in our lives? What about the remaining 364 days? Even if we thank and appreciate our mothers every single day, we will still not be able to repay them for their sacrifices.
I don’t agree with glorifying and appreciating our mothers on just a single day every year. I believe that we should make our mothers feel special every single day and every single moment. It hurts to see that people, who boast of having great social life and faithful friends, sometimes build impenetrable walls for their own family. They do not pay attention to the small but most important things in life. We never fail to ask our love interests if they had their dinner or tea but, how many times do we bother to ask our mothers the same? We worry when our friends get scratches and cuts but, how many times do we look at the wrinkled hands of our mothers? We chat for hours with our friends but, how many times do we make an effort to sit with our mothers and talk to them? How many times do we kiss them and show them that we love them? We keep on lamenting over our losses, be it professional failures or some other desires of ours which we couldn’t fulfill  but, how many times do we recognize the sacrifices our mothers had to make to bring us up?
Some of us might have had a troubled childhood due to the separation of our parents. Separation of parents is not something small kids take very kindly. It leaves a huge imprint on the psyche of the child but observations have revealed that children who share a healthy relationship with their mothers tend to be brighter and happier. Sometimes the reason we lose touch with reality is that we feel that we can no longer connect with our mothers. We get so engrossed in living our lives that we drift away from our mothers. It is very unfortunate that some people forget their mothers after they grow up. There are thousands of such instances where people fail to strike a balance in their lives and tend to forget their responsibilities towards their parents. This is the worst thing one can do to both, their parents as well as themselves. The reason behind this separation is that they fail to maintain a strong bond with their mothers. It has been rightly said that no matter how high we go, if we forget our mothers, we will never be able to get peace in life. So, let us vow to love and appreciate our mothers every day. Let us shower them with love each and every moment and prove that our love for them is not only restricted to our social media handles.


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