Family creates unconditional love. As I lay in the room; I could smell the crisp apples with cinnamon, eggs with cheese, grits, bacon, liver pudding, and my favorite homemade biscuits glazed with honey. Breakfast always started the beautiful Saturday morning off just right. As everybody gets ready for breakfast, she would sing her favorite gospel songs. She was always joyful, excited to be around the family and humble whenever needed.
This woman’s presence was unbelievable because she was only 4’6 and 120 pounds. She had silky light brown curly hair, soft moist skin and she always smelled like strawberries. When she stepped into a room, her presence demanded control over any situation. She was the type of woman who never had to raise her voice and come out of her character. All she had to do was open her mouth and speak softly. She was always given respect.
She always knew what to do when times got hard. She made sure the family stuck together no matter the circumstance. For example, when the family did not know how Thanksgiving was going to turn out since the funds were low; she made sure nobody worried because we were going to celebrate Thanksgiving. When it felt like nobody was there or if we needed someone to talk to, she was always available. She was the kind of person to put everybody first. For example, if her bills and someone in the family bills were do but we did not know how we would pay for them. She would set aside her bills to help the family. She would go to great lengths to make sure everybody was happy. If anyone in the family needed extra cash to pay a bill or just need something to eat; they knew that her door was always open.
One of her favorite things to do was cook. Cooking was a hobby that gave her a peace of mind; it was like her therapy. She loved to cook different kinds of cake such as red velvet, chocolate fudge, pineapple coconut and much more. She practically lived in the kitchen. She was always eager to try new things. Shrimp...