“Minding Mother”: Maybelle Thinks About Mortality

Maybelle has just returned from a week with her mother at the Sunny Acres Retirement Utopia where her mother lives. While unpacking her suitcase, Maybelle realized she brought back more than dirty clothes and an empty tube of toothpaste. She also brought back joys, and heartaches, and the all too tender reminder of mortality: hers and her mother’s.

Published by Amy Lyles Wilson

Story Coach + Spiritual Director + SoulCollage® Facilitator. I help people tell their hard stories, and facilitate workshops and retreats on such topics as creativity, grief, and spirituality. Published writer and experienced editor. Degrees in English, journalism, and theology. Lover of dogs, coffee, and all things wordsmith-y. Amherst Writers and Artists Affiliate, Spiritual Directors International Member. "It's the sharing of our stories that saves us."

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