Surrendering to Giants

Ma Mere is teaching me how

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My mother may never ever tell you what she really needs, what she’s privately afraid of. It’s partially okay since you could easily guess most things on that list. So there are ways to serve and bless her.

But it’s not the same as her telling you herself.

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