Prior to Mother's Day, F.G. asked her sister to make a special Mother's Day gift to give to me. As you may be able to see from the picture below, I am holding a flower with a note attached to it.
A few years ago, a close family friend taught F.G. and her sister how to make duct tape flowers. F.G. asked her sister to make a flower for me and present it to me on Mother's Day. The note attached reads, "From Africa with love."
Of course I cried when I read the note. That is why you can see a tissue box in the picture. Last night, Mother's Day night, I had to breathe mom breaths for the sake of the Gospel...