Author has written 2 stories for Percy Jackson and the Olympians, and Lorien Legacies.
Hello! Thank you so much for visiting my profile! :) I really appreciate it! :D By reading this you'll get to know me better. I copy and pasted some of the quizzes that can be found in the internet...Before we start, let me first tell you the basics about me...:)
Robert John Michael C. Butantan (Pretty long, right?)
15 (I was born on July 15 1997)
Filipino (yup, I live in the Philippines.)
I currently attend school at Colegio de San Juan de Letran :)
Blue, Black, and Green!
Roasted Chicken (I prefer Andok's, yum!)
Reading, Biking, Studying, Eating
A Tale of Two Cities, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Hunger Games, Twilight, etc...(If I mention all of it, this will be one long list :p)
Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Shakespeare, Rick Riordan, Suzanne Collins, Stephanie Meyers, J.K. Rowling, etc...(too long to mention :p)
As long at it is a slasher and shows a lot of gore and violence >:) like Saw, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Halloween, Scream, Nightmare on Elm Street, Piranha
Height and Weight:
164 cm (5"5) and 118 lbs (54 kgs)
Single (Wanna Change it? ;) lol just kidding. :D)
Well I think that covers all the basic about me… and Now for the quizzes...
1. What type of music do you like?
A. A faster song that you can dance to.
B. A slower song with a lot of meaning that can make you cry.
C. A don't mind whether it's fast or slow, but I like a song with a story.
2. Now a personal question. When it comes to relationships, what mostly happens with you or will happen when you have a serious relationship?
A. I fall hard for the person who I am dating and love absolutely everything about them!
B. I guess fight at times, but we will love each other no matter what!
C. I don't really know but I am in love with someone who is in a relationship and I'll never get them.
D. I don't know exactly but we do love each other a lot!
E. A lot of the time, I end up with someone who doesn't love me as much as I love me. It sucks but it seems to always happen.
3. What is your best feature about your appearance?
A. My eyes
B. My mouth
C. My hair
D. My nose
E. My body
F. Nothing, I am ugly!
4. In three words, describe yourself.
A. Shy, low-self-esteem, outcast
B. Happy, Bubbly, Crazy
C. Loud, crazy, funny
D. Bubbly, nice, caring
5. Favourite song lyric.
I've tried playing it cool
Girl, what a mess I made upon your innocence
If I'm louder would you hear me?
You know I've always got your back girl
You've got everything you need but you want accessories
I want, I want, I want to be loved by you
Close the door, throw the key
6. Lyrics that describe you.
A. You don't know you're beautiful
B. You're my kryptonite
C. If you walk away I know I'll fade
D. I've never had the words to say but now I'm asking you to stay
E. You know I've always got your back, girl
F. If I changed the world for you, I bet you wouldn't have a clue
G. I wanna be with you, I wanna feel your love
7. What Is Your Favorite Color? :D
B. PINK DUDE DUH >;D
C. bright colors rule dude
D. Dark colors FTW
8. You see a cute girl and you...
A. Flip my hair and flirt
B. Smile and call her my gf
C. Look at her and blush when she looks at me
D. She looks like a nice girl, flirty chat maybe?
9. You see a cookie monster back-pack and you...
A. Buy it dude,duh
B. Buy it for my niece or somthing
C. Ignore it cuz I seriously dont care :/
D. Cookie monster,gimmie gimmie!!
10. What kinda books do you read?
A. Anythng that has romance
B. Fun,Fantasy stuff!
C. Stuff, I can relate to, fun but realistic.
My ALL-TIME Favorite Quotes!! Want to laugh? Well, Read This!! XD
”How do you get a sweet little 80-year-old lady to say the F word? Get another sweet little 80-year-old lady to yell ‘BINGO!’”
“When I die, I want to die like my grandfather who died peacefully in his sleep. Not screaming like all the passengers in his car.”
“Politicians and diapers have one thing in common. They should both be changed regularly, and for the same reason.”
”Nothing sucks more than that moment during an argument when you realize you’re wrong”
“Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.”
“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go”
“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.”
“The shinbone is a device for finding furniture in a dark room.”
“The hardest thing in the world to understand is income taxes.”
“I don’t suffer from insanity; I enjoy every minute of it.”
“Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in one ahead.”
“Women who seek to be equal with men lack ambition.”
“The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets”
“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.”
“Why is the place you drive on is a parkway, and the place you park on is the driveway?”
”If you die in an elevator, be sure to push the up button.”
“If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a couple of payments.”
“Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.”
“The quickest way to double your money is to fold it over and put it back in your pocket.”
“I couldn’t repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder.”
“Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes.” - Jack Handey
”Children: You spend the first 2 years of their life teaching them to walk and talk. Then you spend the next 16 telling them to sit down and shut-up.”
“If evolution is fact, why do mothers only have two hands?”
“I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives.”
“I am going to call my kids Ctrl, Alt and Delete. Then if they muck up I will just hit them all at once.”
“By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day.”
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”
“I asked God for a bike, but I know God doesn’t work that way. So I stole a bike and asked for forgiveness.”
“A bank is a place that will lend you money if you can prove that you don’t need it.”
“A friend is someone who will bail you out of jail. A best friend is the one sitting next to you saying ‘boy was that fun.’”
“People who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.”
“Why does a woman work ten years to change a man’s habits and then complain that he’s not the man she married?”
“You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.”
“We live in a society where pizza gets to your house before the police.”
“If I agreed with you we’d both be wrong.”
“My mother never saw the irony in calling me a son-of-a-bitch.”
“Having sex is like playing bridge. If you don’t have a good partner, you’d better have a good hand.”
“The early bird might get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.”
“Evening news is where they begin with ‘Good evening’, and then proceed to tell you why it isn’t.”
“To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is research.”
"The dinosaurs' extinction wasn't an accident. Barney came and they all committed suicide."
"When your dad is mad and asks you, “Do I look stupid?” Don’t answer him."
"An apple a day keeps the doctor away, if well aimed."
"The real trouble with reality is that there's no background music."
"Everyone is entitled to be stupid, but some abuse the privilege."
"I haven't lost my mind -- it's backed up on tape somewhere."
"Boys are like trees - they take 50 years to grow up."
"I've got ADD and magic markers. Oh, the fun I will have."
"A stranger stabs you in the front; a friend stabs you in the back; a boyfriend stabs you in the heart, but best friends grab those knives and stab those bastards back for you."
"A good friend is someone who thinks you are a good egg even though he knows you're slightly cracked."
"Friends are relatives you make for yourself."
"Amateurs built the ark. Professionals built the Titanic."
"To put it nicely, I hope you choke"
"Suburbs are areas where they cut down trees and then name the streets after them."
"It's you and me versus the world...we attack at dawn."
"You don't have to be faster than the bear, you just have to be faster than the slowest guy running from the bear."
"A day without sunshine is like... night."
"I only know how to do things three ways: the right way, the wrong way, and my way... which is the wrong way only faster."
"Whoever said that 'nothing was impossible' never tried to slam a revolving door."
"When life gives you lemons, make apple juice, then sit back and enjoy while others try to figure out how you did it."
"When life hands you a lemon, squirt life in the eye and run like hell."
"Never knock on Death's door. Ring the doorbell and run away. He hates that."
"Last night, I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and thought to myself, "Where the heck is the ceiling?"
"If at first you don't succeed, skydiving isn't for you."
"Even if the voices aren't real, they have some good ideas."
"Stupidity killed the cat. Curiosity was framed."
"There's always a light at the end of the tunnel. Of course, it's usually an oncoming express train."
"Writing isn't a career, it's more of a mental illness."
"I'm an angel, honest! The horns are just there to keep the halo straight."
"Heaven doesn't want me and Hell is afraid I'll take over."
"Real friends don't let you do stupid things--alone."
I just had to birds to sing for
Lady Gaga taught me it’s ok to be different.
Ke$ha taught me to be myself and not care what anyone else thinks.
Bruno Mars taught me to do anything for that one person I love.
Eminem taught me that life is hard but you can make it through.
Taylor Swift taught me not every guy is going to treat me right.
Michael Jackson taught me to always love the people around me.
When you were 5, your mom gave you an ice-cream cone. You thanked her by yelling at her that it's the wrong kind.
When you were 9, your mom drove you from swimming to soccer to soccer and one birthday party to another. You thanked her by slamming the door and never looking back.
When you were 10, your mom paid for piano classes. You thanked her by never coming to class.
When you were 12, your mom was waiting for a very important call. You thaned her by talking on the phone all night.
When you were 14, your mom paid for a month away at summer camp. You thanked her by not bothering to write a single letter.
When you were 16, your mom taught you how to drive her car. You thanked her by taking it every chance you got.
When you were 18, your mom cried at your high school graduation. You thanked her by partying until dawn.
When you were 20, your mom drove you to college. You thanked her by saying goodbye outside the dorm so you wouldn't have to in front of your friends.
When you were 26, your mom paid for your wedding. You thanked her by moving halfway across the world.
When you were 30, your mom fell ill and needed you to take care of her. You thanked her by reading about the burden parents are to their children.
Then on night she died quietly and everything you did came crashing down on you.
If you love your mom, copy and paste this in your profile. If you don't, then you won't care if your mom dies, will you?
Here are some more quirks that I posses and have copy and pasted from someone elses profile!
The Percy Jackson Pledge:
I promise to remember Percy
I promise to remember Ares
Signs that you are addicted with Percy Jackson & the Olympians
You go to the Empire State Building and you ask for the 600th Floor.
There’s a thunderstorm going on and you scream, “CALM DOWN, ZEUS!”
Every time you use the Internet, you thank Hermes.
When you see Harry Potter, you think of Percy with glasses.
You burn food to see if it smells good.
You see an owl, you go, “Hi Athena!”
You’re in a running/swimming race and you’re praying and sacrificing to Hermes/Poseidon.
You think that your favorite singer is a child of Apollo.
Someone close to you dies and you give them money (LOTS of it) just in case…
Everyone else is creating a Twilight family and you create a PJO family.
You go on a cruise and you hope the boat isn’t The Princess Andromeda…
You’re on a boat and you pray that Poseidon is in a good mood.
You’re in the air (hang-gliding, cliff-diving, bungee jumping, flying, in a plane, etc.) and you hope Zeus is in a good mood and won’t blast you out of the air.(I dont go in the air.)
You go to Aunty Em’s and say you’re camera shy.
You find your true love and thank Aphrodite for sending him/her to you.
You know Muse is the best singers. Get it, the Nine Muses??
Bring a blue plastic hairbrush with you everywhere.
When it gets really cold randomly, blame Kronos.
You get a Greek mythology calendar for Christmas.
You get really mad at Hades when a family member dies.
You sometimes try to control water.
You don't read anything but PJO for 3 months.
You've gone to Google maps and looked up Camp Half-Blood’s address.
Even though not diagnosed, you claim you have ADHD or dyslexia and blame it
You yell "Annabeth!" everytime you see a NY Yankees hat.
You make the PJO characters on Sims, as Miis on the Wii, and other video
Anytime you see an orange shirt, you look at the front of it to see if it is
You are a PJO character for Halloween.
Recite lines randomly from the books.
When you see/hear about anything myhtology-related, you talk about how it
Buy anything New York or San Francisco-related.
You are going to the Camp Half-Blood in Texas.(I want to)
You are suddenly obsessed with Adidas shoes because they have the Hermes
You claim that Percy IS real and lives in New York no matter how much your friends argue with you.
You have dreams about PJO characters/events
You carry a ballpoint pen in your pocket.
That everytime you pick up a pen, you think it'll turn into a sword.
Everytime you play dodgeball, you bring a suit of armor.
You go to San Fransisco looking for the Old Sea Man.
You find yourself praying to Poseidon for rain.
Whenever your internet slows down, you yell at the sky and say "HERMES! WHY
When someone gets married, you say: "I hope you shall not anger Hera"
In the beginning of your first History class, you burst out "Will we be
You pretend (or actually) faint when someone asks "Who's Percy?"
When someone dies, you pray to Hades to allow them to go across Styx for
You are known to scream names of the characters at random times.
You've got any copy of any book in all your backpacks/binders incase of
You pray to Athena when you don’t study for a math test.
And when you flunk said test, you blame her irritation on Percabeth.
When you steal your friend's pen you believe it's justified because your dad is the god of thieves, and you thought it was Riptide and had to check to make sure Percy was still alive.
When your mom grounds you from the computer, you blame it on a combination of Nemesis, Hera and Hermes' little joke.
You want Hephaestus to fix your iPod when it breaks.
You give all your siblings god parents (Poseidon, Zeus, Hades.)
You call the "Ares kids", or school bullies, Martians.
You quiz fellow fans on the minor gods and win.
You spend time doing pointless research, just because Rick Riordan linked it on his site.
You plan several statements to avoid Apollo's lines and remember he's a player, should he ever hit on you, and several ways to get out of being cursed.
You imagine the gods alone, and what they really do on the Superbowl.
You think Percy's extended family needs extensive therapy.
You have a countdown to the Demigod Files because of the mention of Percabeth.
You want Kronos buried under Witchita, Kansas in a safe deposit toothpick box. No one will ever look there, and hopefully he'll be too tiny to bother the locals.
You imagine random unwritten PJO moments during class and laugh. When one brave soul unaware of your obsession broaches the question of why you were laughing, you try to explain.
They think you are nuts because you are laughing at Hades' wild card of Nico.
You think of creative names for Percy besides Seaweed Brain, such as kelphead16 because his head is full of kelp and there's an 85 chance he'll die at the age of sixteen.
You wonder if you'll be able to drive a car come your 16, provided Percy saves the world, because of that.
You know you're obsessed when you lose something, and say, "Come on Hermes!
You think all the popular girls at your school are children of Aphrodite. And say to all the braniacs at your school if Athena is okay. (Don’t hurt me Athena).
You go on YouTube and look at PJO themes for characters.(hehe, did that)
You read page 287 of BotL over and over again or say the lines in your head (Nico will Rule The World!)
Your internet homepage is Rick Riordan's blog.
You and your other PJO obsessed friend cracks up if any one mentions the word
You and your PJO obsessed friend start a fan club with only you two in it.
You get other people obsessed.
You have constant vivid dreams about the fifth book.
You spend most of your time thinking what will happen in the fifth book.
You know exactly what someone means when they say LT, SoM, TC, BotL, PJO and
Your favorite quote of all time comes from PJO.
When someone dies, you give them a sack of red rubber balls for Cerberus. o
Every time you see a guy in a wheelchair you think "Chiron!!”
You find yourself saying things like "Oh my gods!" and "What the Hades?"
When you burn yourself, you curse Hephaestus/Hestia.
You put an offering to Demeter next to your garden.
You go up to a teacher in a wheelchair and say, "I know who you really are, Chiron…"
You say "Maia!" when you are wearing shoes.
You checked to make sure your principal doesn’t have a tail.
You know which pages the good parts are on.
You suddenly hate thunderstorms.
You start hearing Percabeth in every song you hear.
You started calling your dog Mrs. O’Leary.
You start figuring out who your godly parent is.
You never looked at a ballpoint pen the same way again.
You ask the cashier at the store if they stock Mythomagic cards.
Each day you check every fan site you know of for new information.
You try to figure out how much food dye you need to turn chocolate chip cookies blue.(Four drops for every three cookies)
You make references to it in school reports and/or to friends that haven’t read it.
The first thing you ask someone when you meet them is, “Have you read PJO?”
You yell “Mizzenmast!” whenever you enter a boat.
You curse a god/goddess a lot.
You have one (Or more) pictures relating to PJO in your room
You know PJO better then most sane people
You have links to every great PJO site
You add things to the list every day
You know what you would do if you were Percy
You argue with your friends about if Nico should turn evil or not(No Way!)
At least half of your friends have read all the PJO, or are going to in the very near future.
You wish you could find a rainbow to see if Iris messages work(although i dont have a golden drachama)
You give friends and youself a godly parent,
You are trying to learn Greek.
You keep thinking about one of the PJO books when you go on a trip
You think of percy every time you see a dark haried green-eyed boy.
You just have to research more about greek mythology.(Alredy Have!)
You want to learn Latin.
You copy/paste this onto your profile.(obviously)
You have taken every test you can find about what demigodly parent you would/do/should have, and your trying to get your friends to.
You make sure all of your friends (Or most of them), have an idea about what you say when talking about PJO
Your friends (At least one), think you are obbsessed with PJO, and you agree.
You have one or more things related to PJO on your school stuff, and if someone asks you why, you tell them.
You have something on your school things (Or home things), that says 'Daughter (Or son if you're a guy) of God/goddess', and you don't even try to hide it, even if it says daughter of Name of unliked god.goddess
You’re nodding and smiling when you read this.
You own every single book.(duh)
You are planning on adding a lot more things to this list.
You call yourself a demigod.
You wish with every fibre of your being that the first page of The Lightning Theif told the truth, and the PJO series is real.
You find yourself praying to a random god when you didn't study for a math test because you were too busy reading PJO.
You've called someone you know a satyr
Signs that you are obssessed with Heroes of Olympus
You flip a gold coin to see if it will turn into a sword
You try to charm-speak your local car dealer (Don't try this at home children.)
You wear a toolbelt
You think your p.e. teacher is a satyr
You don't like guys named dylan
You try to fly
You name every pet you have festus (Oh yeah!)
You hate gold
You never burn wood. For Franks sake
You don't touch anything that looks valuable
The Kane Chronicle Pledge:
I promise to remember Carter
When I travel far away
I promise to remember Sadie
When I have something sarcastic to say
I promise to remember Desjardins
When someone doesn't fight fair
I promise to remember Amos
When someone has beads in their hair
I promise to remember Iskandar
When I see someone very old
I promise to remember Bast
When I see cat's eyes that are gold
I promise to remember Horus
When I see a beautiful bird
I promise to remember Isis
Whenever strange voices are heard
I promise to remember Set
When someone is clever and sly
I promise to remember Anubis
When a cute boy catches my eye
I promise to remember Zia
When I see someone working magic
I promise to remember Julius Kane
When someone's life is tragic
I promise to remember Ruby Kane
When someone I love is gone
And whenever I read The Red Pyramid
I'll always remember this song.
How to know your GODLY PARENT
You like being in charge.
You feel at home in the water.
You’re not that much of a people person.
You own a garden.
You often start fights. (Oh, yeah, kind of...)
You have an insatiable thirst for knowledge. (Actually, yeah)
You’re very creative and artistic.
HUNTER OF ARTEMIS
You dislike boys in general. (Like/hate relationship actually...)
You have a way with tools.
Every *person of opposite gender* swoons for you.
You like pickpocketing your friends.
You’re the life of the party.
If Fanfiction is your way of escaping reality and the rest of the boring people in the world and truly "unleashing your imagination" then paste this in your profile and add your name: Emerald Princess 14, StardustFromThePlanetGallifrey, NarnianLady, KingdomHeartsNerd, Lady Alice101, GothicPunk123
If you like singing songs at random points in the day, copy this into your profile.
If you have ever run into a door, copy this into your profile.
If you have ever had a crush on a book character copy this to your profile
Most people would be offended if someone asked them what was wrong with their mind. Copy this into your profile if you would be one of the few people that would answer, "Where to begin?"
If you spend multiple hours each day reading or writing or a combination of both...copy and paste this on your profile. (my friends think I am weird 4 this one)
If you've ever asked a really stupid, obvious question, copy and paste this one your profile.
If you ever forgotten what you were talking about in a conversation copy and paste this into your profile
If you are obsessed with fanfiction copy this into your profile.
If Justin Bieber was about to jump off a cliff, 97% of girls would be crying their eyes out and screaming "DONT DO IT!!!" But I would be a part of the other 3% that would be screaming and jumping on the couch with excitement with a bowl of popcorn at hand saying "JUMP JUMP JUMP!!!" Copy and paste this onto your profile if you are that 3%. (I am actually part of the 97% who would be telling him not to do, I just thought this was funny!)
If you have ever read a 2,500 pg book in less than one day, copy and paste this into your profile, and add your name to the list, Razzledazzy, EvilGeniusBookWorm13, Lady Alice101, GothicPunk123
93 percent of American teens would have a severe emotional breakdown if someone called them a freak. If you're a part of the 7 percent who would ask the person, "What was your first clue?", copy this into your profile and add your name to the list: Sunlit Goddess of the C.O.C.A., Moonlit Goddess of the C.O.C.A., Evil Genius of the COCA, Invader Miley Phantom, dAnnYsGiRl777, BloodySalvation, Lady Lost-A-Lot, bellabookworm9, Bella Masen Cullen, LiveForInsanity, Billvy, Sheena Is A Punk Rocker, Bellawhitlock51,dragonsdeathangel, Razzledazzy, EvilGeniusBookWorm13, Lady Alice101, GothicPunk123
If you ever have staring contests with the mirror, you know what to do.
If you think that Justin Bieber needs to !@*&ing DIE, Copy and Paste this onto your profile.
If you think Animals are better then humans, do what you need to do. (No. I don't mean to use the facilities.)
If you have slapped a book because a character was stupid. Copy and Paste.
If you are reading this, Copy and Paste this onto your Profile.
If You love Dinosaur's, Copy and Paste.
If you think Liar's Dice is the best game ever, You know what to do.
If you Get excited when your Story get's 5 hits, copy and paste this.
If you Love Leo Valdez, Copy and Paste this.
If you think Percy is an idiot, Copy and Past this.
If You have ever accidentally Lit something on fire, Copy and Paste.
If You have ever made cupcake batter explode, Copy and Paste. (I have Before. My Cat had a feast.)
If you have more than 3 animals, copy and paste this. (I have five cats, a dog, and a Parrot. so i have way more then 3.)
If you have ever shouted really random things at random times, Copy and Paste. (I shouted something random at my sister's wedding. No joke.)
If Jon Cozart is hot, Copy and Paste. (Omg. He's on FIRE!)
If you realized that there wasn't a coma at the copy and paste above, Copy and Paste.
If you just looked up there and realized i tricked you, Copy and Paste this.
If You are grinning stupidly, Copy and Paste.
Things to do When Bored in a Store
1. Get 24 boxes of condoms and randomly put them in people's carts when they aren't looking.
2. Set all the alarm clocks in Electronics to go off at 5-minute intervals.
3. Make a trail of tomato juice on the floor leading to the rest rooms.
4. Walk up to an employee and tell him/her in an official tone, " 'Code 3' in housewares"... and see what happens.
5. Go the Service Desk and ask to put a bag of M&M's on lay away.
6. Move a 'CAUTION - WET FLOOR' sign to a carpeted area.
7. Set up a tent in the camping department and tell other shoppers you'll invite them in if they'll bring pillows from the bedding department.
8. When a clerk asks if they can help you, begin to cry and ask, "Why can't you people just leave me alone?"
9. Look right into the security camera & use it as a mirror, and pick your nose.
10. While handling guns in the hunting department, ask the clerk if he knows where the anti - depressants are.
11. Dart around the store suspiciously loudly humming the "Mission Impossible" theme song.
12. In the auto department, practice your "Madonna look" using different size funnels.
13. Hide in a clothing rack and when people browse through, say "PICK ME!" "PICK ME!"
14. When an announcement comes over the loud speaker, assume the fetal position and scream.. "NO! NO! It's those voices again!!"
15. Go into a fitting room and shut the door and wait a while and then yell, very loudly, "There is no toilet paper in here!
16. Get several bouncy balls and throw them down an aisle shouting "pikachu, I choose you!"
If you've ever had a mad laughing fit for no reason, copy and paste this into your profile.
If you've ever asked a really stupid, obvious question, copy and paste this one your profile.
If, for no warning, you have laughed during a movie part that wasn't funny, put this in your profile.
If you have ever forgotten what you were going to say, right before you say it, copy this into your profile
If you've ever burst out laughing in a quiet room, add this to your profile.
If you've ever tripped where there is a WATCH YOUR STEP SIGN copy this into your profile.
If you ever fell off a chair back wards copy this into your profile
This story touched me… I hope that it has an effect on you too…
“My mom only had one eye. I hated her… She was such an embarrassment. She cooked for students & teachers to support the family. There was this one day during elementary school and my mom came. I was so embarrassed. How could she do this to me? I threw her a hateful look and ran out.
The next day at school: “Your mom only has one eye?!?!”…eeeee said a friend. I wished my mom would just disappear from this world. So I said to my mom, “Mom… Why don’t you have the other eye?! If you’re only gonna make me a laughing stock, why don’t you just die?!!!”
My mom did not respond. I guess I felt a little bad, but at the same time, it felt good to think that I had said what I’d wanted to say all this time. Maybe it was because my mom hadn’t punished me, but I didn’t think that I had hurt her feelings very badly.
That night, I woke up, and went to the kitchen to get a glass of water. My mom was crying there, so quietly, as if she was afraid that she might wake me. I took a look at her, and then turned away. Because of the thing I had said to her earlier, there was something pinching at me in the corner of my heart. Even so, I hated my mother who was crying out of her one eye. So I told myself that I would grow up and become successful.
Then I studied real hard. I left my mother and went to Singapore to study. Then, I got married. I bought a house of my own. Then I had kids, too. Now I’m living happily as a successful man I like it here because it’s a place that doesn’t remind me of my mom.
This happiness was getting bigger and bigger, when…
What?! Who’s this?! It was my mother. Still with her one eye. I felt as if the whole sky was falling apart on me. Even my children ran away, scared of my mom’s eye. And I asked her, “Who are you?!” “I don’t know you!!!” as if trying to make that real. I screamed at her, “How dare you come to my house and scare my children! GET OUT OF HERE! NOW!!!”
And to this, my mother quietly answered, “Oh, I’m so sorry. I may have gotten the wrong address,”
Thank goodness. She doesn’t recognize me. I was quite relieved. I told myself that I wasn’t going to care, or think about this for the rest of my life. Then a wave of relief came upon me.
One day, a letter regarding a school reunion came to my house in Singapore. So, lying to my wife that I was going on a business trip, I went. After the reunion, I went down to the old shack, that I used to call a house. Just out of curiosity
There, I found my mother fallen on the cold ground. But I did not shed a single tear. She had a piece of paper in her hand. It was a letter to me.
“My son. I think my life has been long enough now. And… I wont visit Singapore anymore. But would it be too much to ask if I wanted you to come visit me once in a while? I miss you so much. And I was so glad when I heard you were coming for the reunion. But I decided not to go to the school. For you… And I’m sorry that I only have one eye, and I was an embarrassment for you. You see, when you were very little, you got into an accident, and lost your eye. As a mom, I couldn’t stand watching you having to grow up with only one eye. So I gave you mine. I was so proud of my son that was seeing a whole new world for me, in my place, with that eye. I was never upset at you for anything you did. The couple times that you were angry with me. I thought to myself, ‘It’s because he loves me.’ My son… Oh, my son… “
I'm afraid of growing up. everything about you changes, your likes, dislikes, motivation, mindset. you sometimes forget those someone who truly loved you, those people who took care of me when i need them. you became so focused on living that you forget how to have fun. you slowly turning into a generic man. a man who just do the same everyday, yelling about other people for the mistakes that they make. i want to be forever young, i know that many say' that it can't happen. but truthfully, it can. being young doesn't mean to be physically young, it all depends on your mind and heart.
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