Welcome to the first of the Cafe and bookstore updates this week and it is time to catch up with D.G. Kaye and her memoir P.S. I Forgive You – A Broken Legacy
“I hurt for her. She wasn’t much of a mother, but she was still my mother.”
Confronted with resurfacing feelings of guilt, D.G. Kaye is tormented by her decision to remain estranged from her dying emotionally abusive mother after resolving to banish her years ago, an event she has shared in her book Conflicted Hearts. In P.S. I Forgive You, Kaye takes us on a compelling heartfelt journey as she seeks to understand the roots of her mother’s narcissism, let go of past hurts, and find forgiveness for both her mother and herself.
After struggling for decades to break free, Kaye has severed the unhealthy ties that bound her to her dominating mother—but now Kaye battles new confliction, as the guilt she harbors over her decision only increases as the end of her mother’s life draws near. Kaye once again struggles with her conscience and her feelings of being obligated to return to a painful past she thought she left behind.p style=”text-align: left;”>
The latest review on Amazon
Why forgive? Isn’t it extremely hard to do so? This question reverberates around me even after reading the most poignant account of D.G. Kaye who had nobody to turn to for love, care and affection.
When a child’s mother is selfish and self-centered, when she blames and threatens her own daughter, when emotional abuse almost breaks the spirit of a girl who tries her best to please her mother, forgiveness is a far cry.
Forgiveness is the most intransigent emotion, the most hurting feeling, rekindling the sensation of being victimized; highlighting the supremacy and the arrogance of our perpetrator yet Kaye emerges resilient, responsible, benevolent and at peace after she decides to let go all the grief that had eaten into the best hours of her life.
‘P.S. I Forgive You’ is the story of every child who is deprived of a loving childhood due to insensitive parenting. It could inspire a thousand mothers to be emotionally present, to be more understanding and loving and pay attention to the little concerns of their children.
My heart missed a beat when I read how Kaye is torn between guilt and duty to go and see her dying mother and decides to go to her father’s grave “to speak to my dad about current goings on in my life and update him on family matters,” she confides.
“I feel lifeless, I miss you, mama. I miss everything I didn’t have from you. Still I am sorry. I forgive you.”…That sums up the distressing memories of the author whose grief and guilt merge into each other at the death of her mother.
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Then next author is Kim Cox with a new release on May 19th – Dream, Conquer, and Love – Short story collection.
About the collection.
A DREAM COME TRUE – The first short story in the Second Chances series.
Miriam Alexander takes a vacation to Cancun and gets the surprise of her life. Her daughter, Kaitlin, has been playing matchmaker. Can she give her heart to Rhett Yancey again after he stomped on it the first time?
IN HIS ARMS – The second short story in the Second Chances series.
Julia and Edward (Ed) White have been estranged for a couple of years. Ed’s lack of support he gave her as an author, calling her romances, “Not real writing” was the leading cause of their separation. Now Julia has a new editor who wants multiple changes on a book that’s to be release in just a few months. On the plane to New York City for a meeting with her editor, who does she run into, Ed of all people.
Ed realizes that he was jealous of his wife’s success as a writer when he himself couldn’t find a publisher for his non-fiction books. Now he has a regular job and wants his wife back.
Can husband and wife rekindle their love, put their differences aside and salvage a marriage that was doomed two years ago?
ALL FOR LOVE – Prequel to Love Conquers All:
Will Carina and Tyler find their way back to each other, or will she turn to an old lover?
Carina and Tyler Anderson are living their dream life. Carina Anderson thinks her life is about as perfect as it can get until Tyler begins acting strangely. When secrets are revealed, Carina’s life is blown apart both mentally and physically.
LOVE CONQUERS ALL – Sequel to All For Love:
Carina and Tyler are finally back on track when Javier is up to his old tricks again. He threatens them by playing on their fears and using their own love to turn them against each other.
Buy the collection: https://www.amazon.com/Dream-Conquer-Love-Romantic-Stories-ebook/dp/B0711WJ237
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