A picture does indeed speak a thousand words. This artwork by Mary Jane Q. Cross is a powerful depiction of the relationship shared by an aging mother and her daughter. It portrays the content smile on the mother’s face and the daughter’s gentle embrace but what is more evident is a bond that is built on friendship and trust. Like old wine, this foundation between mothers and daughters gets stronger and the hearts grow fonder as the years pass by.Continue reading
By Alene Brennan
Today marks the third year of my mother’s passing after a 10-year battle with cancer.
Just six weeks after she passed, I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
It was hard enough to grieve the loss of her absence in my daily life. But now having my own diagnosis to process, I needed her more than ever.
I was scared.
I was angry.
I was overwhelmed.
And she was my person.
She always Continue reading