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Tuesday, April 26, 2011


Far away, there in the sunshine,
 are my highest aspirations….
I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them,
 and try to follow where they lead.
—Louisa May Alcott

I've been spending a lot of hours 
in a hospital room with my mother.
As she lay there resting, I can't 
help but wonder where the years went.
I never think of her as old, but laying 
there so helpless suddenly she looks 
like my Grandmother. Mom's should just 
stay mom's....always there with an apron on
and ready to cook you whatever you want!
Sending surprise packages home with you,
and calling up with dumb questions!!
She is 80 now and the road to recovery
just keeps getting longer and harder.
My dad would always ask me,
"what would we do without her?"
I really don't want to find out.

"Lord, give her strength and will to carry on,
if that doesn't work maybe some fabric and a new quilt pattern!"


texwisgirl said...

glad you are there with your mom. hold her hand while you still can, dear...

Country Gal said...

I pray for you and your mum .
Glad you are there with her and for her !

Buttons said...

Lisa I am thinking good thoughts for you and your Mom I understand this one my Mom has terminal cancer and we never know when things will turn bad again she is almost 84. I am glad you are able to be with your Mom.
I love the words of your post we have all been or will be in this position someday. Take care. B

Farmchick said...

Prayers for you and your mom.