Just a few years ago my Mother passed.
She was an astute and very smart person.
We had the longest conversations as we traveled
by train from the border town of Nogales all
the way to Guadalajara. She had an extensive
knowledge of Theology and baseball stats that
I am yet to find on anyone else.
She would challenge me with questions not
about religion but about God and faith.
She did not much care for any particular
religion but she was none the less a strong
Tomorrow would have been her birthday and
I find myself missing her quite a bit.
Maybe because I mentioned her a lot on my
new cook book or just because I miss her words.
We do not have all the time we want or that we
will need so in the here and now let’s do what
we can and live and try to live better every day.
Today. I pray for my mother.
Jose G. Osuna