Wednesday, May 4, 2011

A Little Blue

Every year at this time, for the last 7 years, I
become a bit melancholy.

My dear Mom left her earthly abode, and stepped
into the presence of God back then...

and I miss her...
like crazy.

Mother's Day just does that to me, plus April
is her birthday, and their anniversary.

Today during a time of quiet reflection,
I asked God to give her a hug for me,
and tell her how much I love and miss her.

And He did just that!

Wanna know how I know?
I know He did because He is...


If you still have your Mom with you, do these
couple of things, ok?
You'll be glad you did!

~~Be sure and get a current picture of you and your
Mom together whenever you can.
I didn't, and so wish I had.

~~And please, let your Mom know...even if she
hasn't been the best mom, that you appreciate her.

After all, you're reading this because she
spent part of her life {at least 9 months}
making sure you were nurtured and protected.

And don't you just adore these lovely
stamped utensils?  I found these little beauties on Etsy
and they are offered by
Beach House Living!

They would be wonderful little surprises for
your Mom!  A tad late, maybe, but we women
like to drag out our celebrations anyway,

I am torn between the "Spread Love" and the "Spread Joy"!

But one of them will be mine, today!!

I'm praying for all of you who are missing your Mom.
Love and hugs to you!

I purchased the "Spread Love" knife!!!
Just couldn't resist it!!
Love those little joys!!


Katies Rose Cottage Designs said...

Oh Becky ~
You have brought tears to my eyes ~ I still have my mom and treasure her ~
Thank you for your beautiful post ~


Angela said...

Such a sweet post. I'm sure your Mom is looking down and smiling upon you today. Although you didn't get a recent picture, you have memories and no one can take those away. You have a blessed Mother's Day sweetie.

La Tea Dah said...

I am relating to you, dear Becky --- my mother is gone too --- five years. It is tough, isn't it. Memories, sweet memories, help to ease a bit of the loneliness and pain.

Bless you!

Debbie said...

I do still have my mom with me, and I agree with you. I think I might suck it up this year and take a Mother's Day picture with with all the mothers and daughters.
I tend to shy away from pictures which is UNWISE, I know.

Kasia said...

She knows that you are here, and that you are thinking about her. So dont be sad! Shes always with us!
A lovely post, and very inspirational and sweet. Thank you for sharing this with us all. :)


Kimberly at ArtJoyStuff said...

Such a lovely post, Becky.
Thanks for the reminder.
enJOY a lovely day!

Debbie said...

Oh Becky such a sweet post. And your right...I don't remember the last time I took a pic with my mother. Going to fix that this very week-end. Thank you for the suggestion. Have a lovely day and mother's day! HUGS

Elena said...

Dear Becky, I know how you feel. I miss my mom too. She went to heaven 23 years ago and I think of her all the time. She was such a powerful influence in my life and loved God so much. Our moms are the lucky the ones they are with the Lord and someday we will see them again. Blessings to you dear sister during this season. Hugs, Elena

Faye said...

Yes, I lost my mom 11 years ago, her birthday and my parents anniversary both were in April too.
Thanks for the really sweet comment on my blog post the other day!!!

All That Jazz said...

What a beautiful post. I am thankful each day I still have my Mom. The spoons are amazing.

~Tara said...


I am sitting here with tears in my eyes and a lump in my throat. Thank you for this post sweet friend.
You are a blessing!

I know well of Beach House Living! She is from the same area my other home is in - LBI!

Your Friend,

Lynn Richards said...

At times I miss the mom that never was, but I'm grateful for the days we have now.
Adorable utensils. I'll have to hop over and check it out.

Tami said...

Awww, sweetie! Sending hugs your way!

What adorable items and the pictures are so well displayed!! Going to go check it out!!

Sending Love,

The Primitive Home said...

Hi darlin'. Here's a (HUGE HUG)for you. I'm heading over to that shop...those spoons are just tooo cute!
Look at all the people that love you Becky...WOW..these gals are awesome!! :)
Take care my friend..I'm sending you tons of love this weekend!!!

Cora said...

Beautiful....words and photos of beautiful things. I'm sorry your time with your Mom was cut short...but rest assured that you will see her again one day! A JOYOUS REUNION.
Happy Weekend to you my friend.
xoxo ((huggies))

Nellie's Cozy place said...

Hi Becky,
Sorry you are missing your Mom, cause I know it makes your heart hurt, but glad you are missing your Mom cause it means she was an awesome Mommy
to you!! Praying for you sweetie!!
What a joyous reunion you have to look forward to!!
Love those pics, they were all so pretty, and the stamped silverware are great, can't wait to see your new spread love knife.

Hope you are doing well. Tried to call you Weds.
I think it was and it just rang and rang or did I leave a message, can't even remember!! lol
My memory is terrible these days.
Well, by this time next Friday Scott and Megan
will be married and we will be celebrating.
Can hardly believe it!!
Hopefully, week after next we can get together.
Love ya, Nellie

Trisha said...

Becky, this is a beautiful post. I lost my mom on Mother's Day 1991. I always thought I would never like Mother's Day again, but, that didn't happen, instead I always thought, what a beautiful day for her to go home to be with the Lord. I know she loved her family dearly, but, I also know she wouldn't trade Heaven for anything. So Mother's Day now has a more special meaning, and knowing Heaven is a little brighter now, because my mom is there, always makes me smile.

Donna said...

What a wonderful post and tribute to your beloved Mom. I'm sorry this is a hard time of year for you. We just moved from MI to Washington State, and it's my 84 year old Mom back at home that I miss the most! I don't think we ever outgrow the need for our moms:) Have a good weekend!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Becky, I'm so sorry that you are missing your mom. I miss mine, too. She died in May, and yesterday, one of my best friends died very violently. If you read this, please remember my friend's family in your prayers.

Love you...



Susie~From My Home To Yours said...

Hi Becky,
What a lovely endearing post. This day is very difficult for me as well, as I lost my Mom 2 years ago.....I miss her so much. Yesterday was my parents 63rd anniversary, so I'm also feeling a little blue as reminisce about the past. I am blessed as well to have had wonderful parents.
Have a great day,

Brambleberry Cottage said...

Such a beautiful post, Becky! I know your heart must ache over the absence of your mom - especially in April and May - but what a joy to have the blessed assurance that she is with Jesus!

By the way, the stamped utensils are wonderful. I'm sure it will be a joy each time you use your little "Spread Love" knife. ;)

Liz @ the Brambleberry Cottage

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

My sweeeeet Becky....

I so understand..... losing my Mum has been the hardest thing ever. She was such a great prayer warrior... if I was talking with her about a problem she'd abruptly say "oh honey, I've got to go get on my knees"...... I miss her so much. She was my biggest cheerleader and actually thought I could do ANYTHING....

I'm sending you big hugs..........I know they won't fill the void....

LOVE you. :-)


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