Monday, July 20, 2015

For Mum

Thank you so much everyone for your beautiful thoughts and prayers. With sadness Mum passed away on Friday. Thankfully Dad, Katy and I were with her when she took her last breath. Mum's struggle is over, there is a calming relief around us to know her pain has gone. Our home is full of  gorgeous flowers, a candle is burning for Mum and we loved having a whirlwind of family and special friends join us over the weekend, who have helped share this difficult time.



Mum loved lace, bows, beads and flowers. The orchids are from Mum's garden, the thimble was given to her when she started working as a seamstress at 16 years of age. I gave her the little blue vase bought with my first wage when I was 16, it always sat on the window ledge with a flower in it. When I was young I remember Mum wearing little heeled slippers, they were either fluffy or decorated with fancy bows so when I saw the miniature a few years ago it made a fun present.
 

21 comments:

  1. Thinking of you and your family. Your mum is no longer in pain, but it is never easy to say goodbye to our parents. Jennifer Cameron-Smith

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  2. So sorry to hear of your mothers death. She will be with you always in your memories of her.

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  3. Very sorry to hear about your Mum. My thoughts are with you and your family.

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  4. I'm very sorry for your loss.

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  5. My condolences with your loss.

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  6. My condolences for your loss. Use the supports that are around you to allow yourselves to grieve.

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  7. My condolences for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

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  8. I am very sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with with you in this very diificult time.

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  9. My thoughts and prayers are headed your way.

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  10. I am extremely sorry for your great loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

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  11. I'm so sorry for your loss! Sending you and your family my thoughts and prayers!

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  12. Hello Shelly, so sorry to read that your mum has passed away. The mementos on display are so sweet and thoughtful. May you be comforted by your friends and family at this sad time.Thinking of you in Ontario, Canada.

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  13. Oh Shelly I am so sorry to hear about you Mom, but thankful that you all could be there with her. My heart goes out to you & your family & lifting you up in thought & prayer for strength as you move forward with all there is to be done. Such a lovely little tribute to you Mom & thanks for sharing your heartache with us all that love you & your beautiful art. So glad that her pain is over. Take care Dear Friend

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  14. So sorry to read that your mom passed away... Sending lots of digital hugs and love your way.

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  15. Dear Shelly, I'm sorry to know that your Mom is gone. Thank you for sharing the tribute you photographed. All of the items are so beautiful but I especially love the vase you gave her when you were 16 and how she kept a flower in it always. Perhaps you could continue the tradition in her memory? Hugs to you!

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  16. Thinking of you and your family at this sad time, Shelly, and sending love and prayers.

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  17. Shelly, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. Thank you for sharing a little of the tribute you made for her. Healing hugs and warm prayers to you and your family and know that she will love forever in your heart. Hugs to you!

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  18. Nothing sweeter than a loving mom. I'm deeply sorry for your loss.

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  19. My heart- felt condolences on the loss of your mother. Love your tribute.You capture the feeling well.having someone you love with you when you pass must be very comforting.Glad you were there for her.
    Judy

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  20. Losing your mum is very hard but it's good to know her pain is over and the love stays behind with you.

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  21. Thank you for all your kind and wonderful thoughts and prayers. Our Zentangle family is very special.

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