By Harold Ivan Smith
A mother's dying could make a shambles of schedules, priorities, agendas, commitments, and, occasionally, even our most crucial relationships. A mother's final breath necessarily adjustments us. Drawing on his personal adventure of loss, in addition to these of others, Harold Ivan Smith courses readers via their grief, from the method of death in the course of the acts of remembering and honoring a mom after her demise
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11 If Mrs. Jackson had not died when Andrew was thirteen, would he have become the Andrew Jackson of destiny? Did loss shape his destiny? Millions around the world wondered what would happen to Prince William and Prince Harry when Princess Diana died. ” Today, in every language of humankind, that question will be asked of children following a mother’s death. My mother and my grandmother were quilters. But before they would start quilting, the two of them figured out a quilt design—trying fabric pieces, tentatively making some choices, and fitting pieces together with straight pins.
Do you feel my touch? I wondered. Do you know, in your drug-induced coma, that I am with you? It seemed to me that she was like a boat edging away from shore, drifting slowly, inevitably toward the horizon. Soon, I thought, the boat will disappear, and only the horizon, gray and empty, will remain. I spoke aloud, “Mom, your family loves you. ” Her breath slowed, and then—had it stopped? I couldn’t tell. I leaned forward. ” Her face was still. She looked peaceful. 38 Novelist Amy Tan had a different waiting experience.
And we realized, she’s not going to leave her own party! She’s having too good of a time! So we quieted down, and when we did, she died after that. I’ll never forget her last breath. ”39 Asked to elaborate, Amy Tan continues: She sounded like a surprised child. Like one who was delighted by something. It was very interesting, and quite amazing. It was a very holy moment, similar to when people witness a birth. 41 IF ONLY I HAD BEEN THERE I was not there when my mother died. I had been at her side for several days.