Tag Archives: Motherless daughters

A Reunion with Kindred Spirits

I went to the Breathe Writer’s Christian Writing Conference again last weekend. It warms my heart to think of it. It’s like going home. Reminds me of a reunion with “kindred spirits.” We understand each other. I talked with old … Continue reading

Posted in friends, Give-Aways!, Motherless Daughters, time organization, writing, Writing conferences | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Her Hands On Those Keys

It’s a symbol of a life well lived. As I sit down I can imagine my mom sitting on the exact same bench. I lay my hands on the keys and close my eyes. It’s soothing to touch the same … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Family, Farming, Grief and loss, Hope, Mom, mother loss, Mother's Day, Motherless Daughters | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Mother’s Day Isn’t Always Simple

Mother’s Day. A day when all the ladies are honored and everything is flowers and sunshine all around. Hold on. Let’s not forget the ones who have lost their moms. Motherless daughters. It could be that a woman has lost … Continue reading

Posted in Childhood, Death, Family, Grief and loss, Hope, Mom, mother loss, Motherless Daughters | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Life-long Letter From My Mom

I slide my hand over a treasure. It has the smell of “old books” mixed with a touch of cedar from the chest it rested in for years. Yellowed newspaper clippings are tucked between the pages. My mom’s life is … Continue reading

Posted in Mom | Tagged , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Mother’s Day can be complicated…

Everyone knows that Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday. Unless you forgot! Oh my! There are mixed emotions for many people on this special day coming up. Some are giddy and excited about having a family dinner and it … Continue reading

Posted in Mom, mother loss, Mother's Day, Motherless Daughters | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Motherless Daughters

What about the Motherless daughter in me? I wonder who else feels like there is something missing in their lives and can’t quite pinpoint it. Or they know exactly what it is. It’s always been an ache that you cannot … Continue reading

Posted in Motherless Daughters | Tagged | 13 Comments