Photo created by Paulette L Motzko, Copyright June 2017 PLM Studios.
Wednesday June 14th 2017 at
Here’s a note about the sparking American flag I used in the photo here….
It is one of my grandmother’s cherished pins she used to wear. She was my mother’s mother and singlehandedly raised her children on her own due to my grandfather James Hubert Hart dying of spinal meningitis when my mother was four years old.
Mom said the day that she finally realized that she was alive was the day she overheard someone talking about who is getting all the kids, and what houses they were all going to because Grandma couldn’t afford to take care of them all herself.
Grandma wasn’t afraid to take a man’s job in a time when it was was very unpopular for a woman to rivet airplanes -but she did.
There wasn’t anything that could stop my grandmother Ruby Hart.
She was proud to be an American citizen and so appreciative of everything that you ever did for her— just like my mother.
That’s why when she had Alzheimer’s disease-like my mother had, untiL she touched the face of God nearly a year ago I didn’t think anything of helping taking care of her.
I bought her big print Readers Digest books to encourage her to talk and keep her mindactive…and they did.
She read one of them every day … so I bought more for her andshesmiledasshereadeachstory.
I found them at local libraries and we would talk about the stories in each story, which would inspire her to tell me about herliferecalling memories of when she wasyounger.
I don’t have a digital image of Grandma-yet’ but I’ll create one for this story I didn’t know I was going to write, until writing the first sentence!
I know we have our trouble in America, but when you compare us to other countries- it’s pretty damn nice country anyway you look at it. We have precious freedoms another country can match.
I didn’t say God Bless America because I wanted everyone no matter who they were to be able to relate to the image and the meaning behind image.
I’m Christian so I’ll always say God Bless America, but as an empowered lady I would love to see all of us all over the world worry less about religion & culture and focus more about just treating each other kindly and know everyone has a right to believe what they feel strongly about.
As long as they are not hurting you or anyone then let him believe it if they find solace and peace through it.
Uniting as living, breathing people who have the power to good-is my dream for not only America but for the world.
If I wrote my entire name, complete with my middle name, confirmation name, maiden name and then married name it would look something like this….
Paulette Ann Therese Le Pore Motzko.
I was confirmed in 2001 after reading prayers of my Nanny’s and seeing a St. Therese chaplet advertised in the church bulletin.
I sent for it and began saying the 24 Glory Be To The Father prayers, (one for each of the 24 years she lived), asking her to carry my intention’s to the Throne of God like a bouquet of sweet roses. Roses started appearing in places where no roses grew and always when I asked for something, or the prayer would be answered.
That’s when I wanted to become confirmed, adding Therese to my name as a testimony to her influence in my life, which was very late for any Catholic. I never cared about what any one else did, but always stayed true to myself and genuine of heart. My Mother was my Sponsor with the Bishop. Those photos are stellar to look back on today.
Even if you’re not Catholic but Christian, Muslim, Jewish or any other faith; there is great merit to be gleaned in St. Therese’s wisdom-filled words.
All I can say about this is “thank God”, because everyone was so anxious to rip a Landmark Insurance care system that was helping tons of people, including myself with epilepsy – a pre-existing illness not covered by any insurance ever in history until Obamacare.
Trump was so anxious to rip apart a system they gave people life literally and that includes cancer victims, people on dialysis and other very serious illnesses and disabilities. Obamacare covers real needs that are not something you take lighthearted.
Optimally, when people’s lives are at stake- great thought is involved before enacting a policy that could adversely affect countless people.
I was really disheartened by the way congress was handling things and so happy that the prayers and all of the things which I’ve been sending out if are heard.
Nobody was coming up with what they were going to be replacing Obama Care with.
You always create the replacement first before you yank the program out of everybody’s hands.
It was ridiculous how they were handling it.
I am very happy that the popular vote won and nobody wanted to take the very needed program away.
Come on Congress! Use your brains all- of your brains together. I was married to a rocket scientist and you never ever destroy something that is working ever!
I don’t know what Republicans do but Jesus Christ have a heart! Countless people who rely on this program to keep them alive! That is not kidding and I’m not exaggerating one little bit.
Republicans get your heads out of the sand and wake up to the reality and do the smart, responsiblething, the intelligent thing the triplewinning things that shows you are human beings who careabout the world and notjustyourselves.
Replace Obamacare with a program that supersedes it.
If you can do that go ahead with the other program. Until then, don’t you even talk about taking it away or every disabled person in the United States will come knock on the Capitol building door and picket. after all, you can’t sue the federal government but you can sue people who work for the government and if people died as a result of losing Obamacare they have a right to sue every person that signed the bill to do it. And that is a fact look it up.
That just goes to say and it goes right along with everything else Trump is done. Trump is a Loose Cannon as far as I’m concerned; he doesn’t think before he does anything he doesn’t care about the big picture.
Trump just wants to be a dictator like Hitler and he doesn’t care about people or the big picture Community or people’s lives period just wants to see his name in the lights like the god-forsaken truck building it’s down in downtown Las Vegas and I just looked at it and I’m sickened by it. you see people can have lots of money but if they’re horrid human being they’re not really successful. Trump trump is apathetic to human beings and their suffering. He just wants to walk on everybody he can so he can try to make it to the top. That parallels everything that he’s done in business and in his personal life. I hope he’s replaced with someone who’s a human being soon. I hope things escalate to the point where he’s actually impeached, which I would help make that happen obtaining signatures.
I would like to see our president represent the ideals that America is famous for including freedom for all people, any race color and create and that is not what Trump represents.
Written by Paulette Motzko Saturday March 25th 2017 at 7:14 a.m.
Mom (Ramona’s Lea Le Pore) and I (Paulette Le Pore Motzko) back in 2001.
I remember this day like yesterday. These photos are stellar because they are my “visual hugs” that get me by. Mom touched the Face of God last June 2016, after battling Alzheimer’s diseas many years.
Written, compiled and photos by Paulette L. Motzko.
Paulette Le Pore Motzko created Ramona’s Alzheimer’s Disease Daily when she was her caregiver.