Happy Mother’s Day to all of you!
My own mother died after a very a long illness when I had just turned eight, and I was raised by my paternal grandmother. She had three sisters,and the four of them were very, very close. I also had an amazing maternal grandmother. I was very fortunate to have all of them speaking into my life.
The grandmother who raised me wrote this in honor of mothers everywhere for a mother-daughter banquet at her church long, long before I was born and I share it here with you today: Continue reading