The Time Of Year When Winter And Spring Come Together In Lloyd

The Time Of Year When Winter And Spring Come Together In Lloyd

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Mother died around six o'clock this evening.
I was with her and my brother, Chuck was able to say good-bye. Glen was there with us.
She went peacefully and quick.
I'll write more tomorrow.

And I'm fine. I promise you. I'm proud of her. She got it done. And she's not in pain of any sort any more.




49 comments:

NOLA said...

Whoa. Not what I was expecting to read.

Thanks for sharing this.

I'm very happy for her. She was ready to die, and then she did. I think there must be little worse than lingering after one's time to go.

Hugs.

Bethany said...

Oh Mary, I wasn't expecting that. So so glad she is at peace. I hope you can find some too, especially for the daughter part of you. Love you.

Amna said...

Unexpected! But I'm glad you're okay, and that you got to be with her. Sending all the love.

Akannie said...

((HUGS)) Mary Moon. Bless your hearts...

Anonymous said...

A candle is lit for your Mama.I am holding you in my heart, dear Mary. May her soul rest in peace.
Love,
Angie D

Elizabeth said...

I'm proud of you. May you all have peace.

heartinhand said...

Oh wow. I wasn't really expecting this either.

May you find comfort in the simple tasks that life brings you and know that you are not alone.

I'm so sorry for your loss but happy for your mother, who is now at peace.

gradydoctor said...

I'm so sorry. You are my friend and I am so, so sorry.

Do you know? I was lying in bed and something suddenly woke me. I picked up my phone and came here to your blog. Why? Well, now I know why. I'm sorry I didn't get to contact you sooner. Please know that I was thinking of you. I was and I am.

You are loved.

A said...

May peace be with you all.

Syd said...

I am both sorry and relieved. She was ready. Take care. Lots of emotions around loss of a parent,

Steve Reed said...

Wow. I'm so sorry, but I know this brings some relief for you and members of your family who were worried about her quality of life. Thinking of you.

Sabine said...

My heart goes out to you.

janzi said...

Well, as with all your writing, you are so close to the truth... she had a good death, and now she is at peace, and I hope that peace will come to you too now. She was so lucky to have the people that meant most to her around her at that time, and then she went.. I do hope that you will find good things to remember, and have peace within yourself now.. Hugs from across the pond.janzi

Helen said...

I'm sorry for your loss and glad she's at peace. Thinking of you all

Jon said...

We'll be thinking of you all.

Jon said...

We'll be thinking of you all.

Jill said...

Thinking of you all.

Nicola said...

I'm sending my love too Ms Moon. Your beautiful and honest writing about your relationship with your mother has been a regular source of relief and comfort to me in my own long travails with my own Mum. I wish I could do more to thank you and convey my condolences for these sad days.

Nancy said...

They decide on it, and then they do it. I hope the same for all of us. Take care of yourself, Sister Moon.

Anonymous said...

I am glad for you that her family was there to help during these past couple weeks and more. I am glad that she is at peace. Thank you for sharing it all like you do here, as you have helped me process a lot in the years I have read your words. Thinking of you especially this week. {{{{{HUGS}}}}}}
--Michele R.

N2 said...

It is a blessing that she went quickly and peacefully. There will be gladness and sadness to come. Thinking of you and sending love. x0 N2

Mama D said...

Not at all what I expected to see. Gad that it was not drawn-out, at least. Thinking of you all...

Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. I was thinking yesterday that she'd probably die sometime in January, a lot of people in her condition hold on through Christmas and New Years and then let go in January.
Again, I'm so sorry.
Lucy

Kelly M said...

Very sorry to hear this. My condolences to you and your family.

Kristin said...

You did so well. I'm glad she's no longer suffering and that it was quick.

Joan said...

Ah. She is at peace and I hope you will be too.

ellen abbott said...

Wow. Were you expecting that? Glad she went quickly and peacefully.

Radish King said...

Oh honey I am so sorry. What a good daughter you were and are. And a good mother.
love,
Rebecca

The Angry Squaw said...

Thoughts are with you, sister girl.

We already had so much in common, and now this, this thing we have in common as well.

Hold tight. I'm glad neither one of you are suffering any longer.



The Angry Squaw

Lily said...

Love you mamma.

Mel said...

Deepest condolences, Mary. Unexpected and perhaps merciful, maybe even graceful from your description. Wishing you all peace and comfort in your loss.
xo

Anonymous said...

Would that we all could go when we are ready. Light and love for you and your loved babies one and all this day.
Mary

Anonymous said...

Im glad you were with her, I'm glad that your fine and I am so very glad that you are proud of her. Her pain is over, your healing is already started. I feel very proud f you.. I will light a candle here for you, a little light in the darkness always helps, even if its half a world away. Keeping you all in my thoughts. J in Eire

Allison said...

I'm happy for you that it was quick and painless and that you could be there and get closure. You're in our thoughts.

Angella said...

Oh Mary.

Of course Glen was with you. Holding you all in love.

Kelly said...

Oh Ms. Moon, I was so surprised to read this. I'm so sorry but I hope she is in peace now and it's good that you all got to say goodbye. Sometimes just having closure helps heal old wounds. My thoughts and hugs to you and your family dear Mary.

Human Wrecking Ball said...

So sorry sister Moon. I am sending positive thoughts your way.

lulumarie said...

Wow...I'm so happy she didn't have to go for a long time as she was. And I'm very happy you and Mr. Moon were there with her. Bless all of your hearts ~ I'm sending so much love.

Steph(anie) said...

I'm glad she didn't linger, it can be so terrible.

Magnum said...

take care

Andrea said...

I'm sorry, Ms. Moon. She didn't want to have to keep trying, and you're a good daughter to let her go and be proud. Makes me proud to know you even a little in this online sort of way. Take care.

Petit fleur said...

Whoa. Sending love.

Call you soon.
xo

Anonymous said...

Ms Moon
Not what I expected to read this morning...... so sorry to hear this but happy that her struggle is finished now. You are all in my thoughts and in my heart
Susan from CA

Coach B said...

Life and love and relationship are so very complicated. It was good that all of you were able to be with her. Be tender with yourself in the days to come...
Coach B

Jo said...

Love to all of you, to Owen too, a big experience for him to get to terms with. I hope you're all ok xxx

Denise Emanuel Clemen said...

Oh my god, Mrs. Moon. I'm just now getting caught up here. I send my condolences from west to east as I think of beginning and endings and all that came between. Peace.

Lora said...

Oh Mary, I'm sorry to hear this. I'm sending lots of love and hugs.

Mr. Shife said...

I am so sorry Ms. Moon. Just know that I am terribly sorry for your loss and send my deepest condolences.

dkb said...

whatever comfort you need, mary. may it come to you when you need it.