The Limits of Love
After the divorce, her teenage daughter became increasingly
It culminated late one night when the police called
to tell her that she had to come to the police station to pick up her
daughter, who was arrested for drunk driving.
They didn't speak
until the next afternoon.
Mom broke the tension by giving her
daughter a small gift-wrapped box.
Her daughter nonchalantly
opened it and found a small piece of a rock.
She rolled her eyes
and said, "Cute Mom, what's this for?"
"Here's the card," Mom
Her daughter took the card out of the envelope and read
it. Tears started to trickle down her cheeks.
She got up and
gave her mom a big hug as the card fell to the floor.
card were these words:
"This rock is more than 200 million years
old. That's how long it will take before I give up on you."