A poignant but important post from Judith Barrow. Whose mother sounds like a woman after my own heart… even swears a bit when telling a story!.. Do read Judith’s lovely post but also take to heart the message.. leave a note about how you would like your funeral to be conducted. Personally for me… cremation and then my ashes scattered at sea to the sounds of Creedence and Bad Moon Rising!!
I haven’t been online much over the last few months; my mother had been on end of life care for over a year and she passed away peacefully three weeks ago. It’s been a difficult time, both for her and for all the family. There have been many occasions when I’ve wished her at peace. Now she is.
I didn’t intend to write anything publicly about this. But something happened after she died that made me think and to remember a piece I wrote some years ago on motherhood, for an anthology.
I gave it the title I Am Three Mothers because, after much thought on what to write, I realised that although generally the same (and hopefully fair) in all the practical things and the everyday…
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