If mum had lived she would have turned 90 today. She passed away on the 28th of February, 1987, at the age of just 66.
Please excuse me if I’m a little bit distant from time to time today or if I act a little odd. Well, odder than I usually act anyway.
They say that time heals but I’m not completely convinced. I think the truth may be a combination of healing over time and the the fact that time helps us learn how to cope with missing a loved one.
Memories continue to fade yet a word, a sight or a sound can bring back vivid recollections and a sadness that mum’s not here anymore.
Thankfully we had a good relationship so there are no regrets of things left unsaid or undone.
The best news of all is that we will meet again one day in a place where there will be no more tears and no more pain. I’m not so keen on hastening that day but I do look forward to it …. and it makes me smile.
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