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A/N A Re-Do. Originally published here 9/14/2004.
My mother died Saturday, 12/09/2006-

a tribute, this, that does not do her justice-


When troubles seek their way
into my life,
and disappointments mount
with-in my heart,
I think of you and know
that I am blessed,
for you have taught me
living is an art.

I wouldn't have known this,
but for you:
Life's tapestry
is very richly woven.
God knew my needs
and smiled on me, I know,
for in His goodness,
as my mother, you were chosen.

The cloth we weave
is colored with our joys,
and sorrows bring their own
peculiar shades.
Because you placed them all
with-in my hands,
I now give golden threads
to my own babes.

Elizabeth Maksymiuk

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The following comments are for "Tapestry"
by emaks

Beautiful. A portrait full of sincerity, tenderness and truth. I hope, and honestly believe, peace follows. Best blessings to you,


( Posted by: AuldMiseryGuts [Member] On: December 13, 2006 )

This is a beautiful tribute to your mother.
My heart and prayers are with you.

( Posted by: wanda [Member] On: December 13, 2006 )

So sorry Elizabeth.
Elizabeth, so sorry to hear of your mother's death. I'm sure she is so proud of you for this wonderful tribute.

You learned her lessons well. My prayers are with you.


( Posted by: Beatrice Boyle [Member] On: December 14, 2006 )

Rcallaci, AMG, Wanda, Bea- ty, for my mom
What a very nice thing to say. You can't know the consolation that brings me.
Shannon, Wanda, and Bea, thank you so much. My grief overwhelms me right now, although I know she is in a better place, and is free from the terrible discomfort that she was in. I'm not sad for her, but for me. I will miss her so- Please keep my dad in your prayers. They were together for 60 years, and he is lost without her; it breaks my heart to see his lack of knowing what to do as he lloks to her-
may the angels hold us all close; may we finally realize that we can do the same for on another.

Again, heartfelt thanks to you all-

( Posted by: emaks [Member] On: December 15, 2006 )

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