On Mother’s Day

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For those that are grieving, the year of “firsts” is a painful time. The first Thanksgiving, the first Christmas, the first birthday; each occasion arriving with memories and moments of a lifetime that give rise to both heart-felt happiness and soul-wrenching sorrow. And now it is Mother’s Day. The first one since I lost my mom to cancer, and I am finding this “first” has been the most difficult to face. My sorrow has been difficult to identify, cleverly disguising itself as irritability and sensitivity, decreased patience, inability to sleep,…read more