Mother’s Day 4 Connie

.Connie.

Thank you for providing a home base for me:

 

I willingly left everything I knew as home.

… You welcomed me in your home as a daughter.

 

I cautiously spread my wings into a new job.

… You encouraged my independence.

 

I painfully learned that sometimes love isn’t enough.

… You listened while I cried.

 

I fearfully tried to start life again.

… You assured me that I was worth it.

 …

 

Unexpectedly, I found someone new,

And you shared my happiness.

 

Grief-stricken, I mourned the loss of a loved one,

And you understood without questions.

 

Sleepless and depleted, I sat down at your table

And you guided me.

 

 

… That sounds like a mother to me.

Happy Mother’s Day, Connie

Love, Bindy

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written Feb 19, 1997.

I lived with Connie after i moved to California.  Very special lady.
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