Dont lose the moments in life just because of a small quarrel
Yes, it is a rather long story, but surely a good story is worth some minutes of your time as it will
reveal to you the sad truth about what some petty misunderstanding can render some families apart
until it is too late.
Just two years after our marriage, hubby brought up the idea of asking mother to move from the
rural hometown and spend her remaining years with us. Hubby's father passed away while he was
still very young.
Mother endured much hardship and struggled all on her own to provide for him, see him through to
a university degree. You could say that she suffered a great deal and did everything you could
expect of a Woman to bring hubby to where he is today.
I immediately agreed and started packing the spare room, which has a balcony facing the South to
let her enjoy the sunshine and plant greenery. Hubby stood in the bright room, and suddenly just
picked me up and started spinning round and round. As I begged him to put me down, he said:
"Lets go fetch mother." Hubby is tall and big sized and I love to rest on his chest and enjoy the
feeling that he could pick me up at any moment put the tiny me into his pockets.
Whenever we have an argument and both refuses to back down, he would pick me up and spin me
over his head continuously until I surrender and beg for mercy. I became addicted to this kind of
Mother brought along her countryside habits and lifestyle with her.
For example; I am so used to buying flowers to decorate the living room, she could not stand it and
would comment: "I do not know how you young people spend your money, why do you buy flowers
for? You also can't eat flowers!" I smiled and said: "Mum, with flowers in the house, our mood will
also become better." Mother continues to grumble away, and hubby smiled: "Mum, this is a city-
people's habit; slowly you will get use to it."
Mother stopped saying anything. But every time thereafter, whenever I came home with flowers, she
would ask me