Memories of my mama sneak

Sometimes memories of my mama sneak out of my eyes and roll down my cheeks.



1) “Life has to end, she said. Love doesn’t.”- Mitch Albom

2) “You were my home, Mother. I had no home but you.”- Janet Fitch

3) “A mother understands what a child does not say.”– Jewish proverb

4) “A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.”- Irish proverb

5) “Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.” – Emily Dickinson

6) “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you … I could walk in my own garden forever.” – Alfred Jennyon

7) “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.”- Abraham Lincoln

8) “Whenever I am missing you, I also remember how fortunate I was that you were in my life. I wouldn’t trade those moments for the world.” – Cindy Adkins

9) I cannot forget my mother. She is my bridge. When I needed to get across, she steadied herself long enough for me to run across safely. ― Renita Weems

10) “Now I know why you always asked me to be strong… because you know that one day I would need the strength to bear your loss. I miss you, mom.”

11) “For every flower that I place on your grave, I think of all those things you did to make my life as beautiful and fragrant as a bed of flowers. I miss you.”

12) “My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart – a heart so large that everybody’s joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.”– Mark Twain

13) I wish I had the power to take back every pain, worry and hurt that I ever gave you. I wish that I could just undo, all the moments that made you blue. I miss you, mom.

14) “There is no death, daughter. People only die when we forget them,” my mother explained shortly before she left me. “If you can remember me, I will be with you always.” — Isabel Allende

15) I miss saying “Mom” out loud. I miss not being able to find that special card for you and then having found it, writing “To Mom” on it for yet another cherished Mother’s Day. ― Millie P. Lorenz