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Losing My Mother

Losing My Mother

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Jennifer Cooreman By theattentivesoul Completed

Celebrating Mother’s Day when your mother is dying is no picnic. Don’t rush to judgement, though. It isn’t that I don’t cherish the memories of our last holiday. It’s just that it was awful. Harrowing. Absolutely terrible. But perfect nonetheless.

- - Oct 04, 2016
My mother passed away 5 years ago, i too had the grace to watch her pass from one world to eternity. Her love she had for my sister and i is stronger than death, i can feel it in everyday in little things. 🌷🌞❤
5ifthproject 5ifthproject Sep 07, 2015
That was such a well written and heartfelt story. I lost my mom a few years ago and my dad many years earlier so this piece really hits home for me., very relatable. Thanks for sharing.
millennialsmonologue millennialsmonologue Dec 20, 2014
you are "a wise and seasoned soul"...it is so moving, so real, so authentic, so touching, so achingly beautiful..i don't even know what to say.  bless her soul!  "father, you have given me great joy"....ill never forget this line...thx so much for sharing this story with us
OllieRedfern OllieRedfern Nov 10, 2014
This is such a beautiful essay, thank you for sharing. You are an inspiration - your mother must have loved you so much.
MorrighansMuse MorrighansMuse Oct 27, 2014
What a beautiful, powerful and poignant tribute to your mother. It brought tears to my eyes while I'm sitting here drinking my coffee on a Monday morning.  Please keep on writing - your voice is so special and much needed to be heard.
ecooney ecooney Jul 17, 2014
@theattentivesoul I just finished reading your story about your mother's death...poignant, funny, strong, vivid. My own mother went down with Alzheimer's; the worst experience of my life, but I got a great book out of it. Writers write, They have no choice. Brava to you!!!!!