One of them was:
Always ask the Almighty what you need, even if it's a mere shoe lace. For Allah likes people who ask directly to Him. If you are dependent on others, Allah too will keep you dependent on others. Remember that the Almighty is waiting for you to give, so you should ask each and everything only from Him
Rabbir Hamhuma Kama Rabbayani Sagheera
Ya Allah! Have mercy on them [parents] both as they did care for me when I was little.