• Life

    Mothers and Daughters

    I’ve been thinking of my mother a lot lately. She died in September of 2017, just before I was married. It was heartbreaking to have the wedding without her. It’s been so difficult to be a mother myself when I don’t have mine any more. My mother’s death was a surprise to me. For the two years before she died she went downhill and uphill again. There were times, three of them at least, when we were sure she was going to die. She received the Last Rites more times than I can count. I was lucky to have been there for her. When I was a teenager, in high…