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Monday, December 9, 2013

Good-bye is So Hard

After many months of hospitals and near death experiences,
my mother is going to leave us.
I've been struggling with losing her,
so close to the time we lost our sister.
And with the Christmas season here,
 what a terrible time to lose our Mom.
But after much prayer, 
I've come to an important revelation.
We may be saying good-bye to her,
but God is giving her the greatest Christmas
gift ever. He is reuniting Mom with Dad,
her sisters and brother,
and her mother and father.
What greater gift could He give her?
She is passing quietly, and will
soon be rejoicing with those
she misses so dearly. 
I will miss her, and the special moments
we were able to share with her
over the past weeks. 
but it's time for her to go,
There will be tears of sadness,
but I hope to have tears of joy
with the realization she is finally Home.

10 comments:

Jayne said...

I will be thinking of you and holding you and your family in my heart this week Laurie. xoxo

Catherine said...

Sending you my love and warm thoughts Laurie.
xo Catherine

Colleen - the AmAzINg Mrs. B said...

May God hold you all in the palm of His hand....sending warm, loving hugs...♥

Marilyn said...

Sending hugs!
Take care of yourself.
So glad you had the recent
times together that were so
unexpected, but a gift.

andsewon said...

Thinking of you at this sad time and sending up a prayer for you and your Mom.
Hugs.
Lola

Diane said...

I'll keep you in my prayers, Laurie. Your mother has fought a brave and hard battle. I'm glad you have peace. Diane

Lesa said...

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers as well. Love and hugs....

Algodão Tão Doce said...

Olá amiga, gostaria de estar perto de você para dar-lhe um forte abraço! E é bom saber, que temos um Deus misericordioso que nos acolhe sempre.
Beijos Marie.

Pam in IL said...

Thinking of you and keeping you all in my prayers.

Yesteryear Embroideries said...

So very sorry to hear this. Hugs and prayers to you.