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Meek or Polite

When I was living at home, I would help my Mom with different things. Housework was kind of expected.  Doing dishes, (NO dishwasher!), doing laundry and cleaning, etc.  As my mother got older she needed some help with personal hygiene. If she needed me to brush her hair, I was okay with that. Sometimes she needed some help getting in and out of the bathtub, or washing her back, I was okay with that too. I’d help her as I could. One of the things she needed some help with was with clipping her toe nails. That kind of made me cringe, a little bit. But I would go ahead and help her though. After awhile I realized that she as a Mother would do those things when I was a kid.  So I’d try not to squirm so much and would meekly cut her toe nails for her. Continue reading