Jan 12, 2008

What I'm Listening To

Last night I had the most extraordinary experience.
I was blessed to be with my Mother-in-Law as she died.
She did not suffer and was in no pain - she was ready to go and had made her Peace.
She was at home, in her own bed and surrounded by 4 of her seven children, myself and several Grandchildren.
This experience is something I would have gladly missed as I don't do death well.
I say I was blessed because her passing was so peaceful and it showed me, once again, what is of the most value in this life and that is the love of family.
So this song I am listening to is dedicated in loving memory to my Mother-in-Law Barbara.

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8 comments:

Barbara said...

May you have peace and comfort in knowing that she is in a better place. It is so nice that you were there.

Carol said...

Thank you so much Barbara. I appreciate your comment.

cooper said...

I'm thinking of you Carol. I'm sorry for your loss.

Love that Mclaughlin song.

Ellen said...

Carol, my blessings to you and your family, my thoughts are with you..

I do think, that to have a loved one passing away in peace, surrounded by love, and without pain, is the most beautiful gift you could give her (and yourself)..

I love the song by the way, what a beautiful tribute..

giggles said...

So sorry for your families loss. May the angels be with you in your sorrows. Peace and love to you and your family!

Hugs Sherrie

Carol said...

Thank you Cooper, Ellen and Sherrie,
I appreciate your thoughts and prayers they are so comforting to me.

Mimi Lenox said...

I am so sorry, Carol. What a lovely tribute to her. She is at peace. I can feel it here.

Carol said...

Hi Mimi,
I appreciate your support and words of comfort so much...