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A Journey With My Mom, #1

My Mum passed away in Scotland on Mother’s Day here in Canada…..
I’m reposting this blog from 2013 when I first learned from the doctor in Scotland that my Mum was dying. I visited knowing it might be the last time I saw her, and it was….

My journey with my Mum is ended, in a sense, but hers is just begun. I have to think of that when sadness overwhelms me…
She is free and happy and able to move and dance with joy again as she used to, now with Jesus.

I shared a song on my phone with my Mum one day when I visited her 8 years ago….it was my prayer for my Mum. Though she was largely unresponsive, she held my hand tight and a tear went down her cheek as she listened. It was one of the very precious moments we shared

Fly to Jesus!
I think she made it l!
Home to Jesus, to freedom….
That gives me joy amid the sadness!

My prayer throughout the years has always been for her communion with God, despite her general unresponsiveness, due to her condition. She can now experience that in all its fullness.
That is comforting… ❤

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A Journey With My Mom, #1

This is a bit of a difficult write for me, as it’s very emotional, but I really want to share these experiences, which can come to us at any time, as we contemplate and deal with the potential loss of a parent. I went through this with my Mom early in 2013. I was told by the family that she was dying, so I flew from Canada to Scotland to be with her for 3 weeks, and, since it might be the last time I saw Mom, I wanted to treasure that time in the form of a daily journal. This writing is a result of that time spent with my Mom.

My Mom is still with us today, and just got out of hospital again, so all this is once more fresh in my memory. The thought that she IS dying, though it’s…

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