Farewell letter She wrote me a letter after her death and I remember a kind of happy light falling on the envelope as I sat by the rose tree on her old bench at the back door, so surprised by its arrival wondering what she would say, looking up before I could open it and…
I didn’t give you the gift of life, but in my heart I know
the love I feel is deep and real as if it had been so.
I ALWAYS think of mother, when
The lilac tree’s in bloom,
It seems her soul comes back again
Upon its sweet perfume.
The Greatest Blessing April 6, 2019 Trina GravesLeave a comment The greatest blessing of my life Was in becoming a Mother Truly blessed three times in all A Divine Blessing above any other The greatest treasures bestowed on me Worth more than diamonds and gold Were the lives of my precious children Still…
In The Arms Of An Angel April 3, 2019Trina Graves1 Comment An Angel is a Spiritual Being A Messenger of God, His Agent Working Divinely with love Around us, or when needed, sent Some people get to see them Magnificent, powerful, bright With pure white wings of feather A truly life-enhancing sight But most just know…
Mother’s Day March 30, 2019 Trina GravesLeave a comment Mother’s Day in the UK Is on the fourth Sunday of Lent A day when earlier Christians To their ‘Mother’ church went Visiting their ‘Mother’ church Where they grew up, long ago A place of ‘Home’ to worship Their thankfulness to bestow And now Mother’s Day…
“Mommy, look!” cried my daughter, Darla, pointing to a hawk soaring through the air. “Uh huh,” I murmured, driving, lost in thought about the tight schedule of my Day.
You’ve been my rock throughout my life,
wanting nothing in return,
The mountains are my bones,
the rivers my veins. The forests are my thoughts
and the stars are my dreams.
My mother kept a garden,
a garden of the heart.
She planted all the good things,that gave my life its start.
I would love to shower you in gifts for your special day
To show how much I love you, but what can I say…