Tag Archive: mother’s death

On the death of the beloved


My beloved mother passed away this morning. Death Notice of Brighid (Brídge) Ennis On the Death of the Beloved Though we need to weep your loss, You dwell in that safe place in… Continue reading

The hand that first held mine


This is the hand that first held mine.  This is the  hand that I now hold onto tightly as my mother lies dying. Holding her hand, I try to convey the depth of… Continue reading

Losing a mother to breast cancer


I mentioned Dawn Porter’s excellent documentary, “My Breasts Could Kill Me ” which was shown on Sky 1 earlier this week.  Dawn’s mother died from breast cancer when she was only 34, two… Continue reading