Tag Archives: Mother’s Day

Mothers’ Day Reflection – The Pietà

Today I had the privilege of seeing my great-nephew receive his First Communion. At the end of the Mass, the priest blessed the mothers, grandmothers, foster mothers, single mothers, would-be mothers, mothers of lost sons and daughters. Then, he invited … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Break

After a lovely weekend with friends and family, I am left with no time to write a post and a strong desire to curl up with The Art Forger by B. A. Shapiro. So I leave you with one wish:  … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – Marginalized Mothers

Throughout the world there are lovely women who raised beautiful children, and then something went terribly wrong. Perhaps the child picked up his first beer, or smoked her first joint. Maybe the child struggled with eating too much, or perhaps … Continue reading

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Restoring Memories

The photos lay in front of me, memories from years of Christmases and birthdays, like cards after a game of 52 Pick-up. I sit upon the floor, left leg extended and right folded in, and study each photo, searching for … Continue reading

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