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Share Your Journey: Connect With Others Through Your Mother Loss Story. In these blogs, we weave together the diverse tapestry of experiences surrounding mother loss. Whether you've navigated this path through different circumstances, rest assured, someone has bravely penned their narrative to resonate and connect with you.

Dive into these heartfelt blogs. Each story is a thread in the fabric of shared experiences, a testament to the strength and resilience that unites us. Allow these words to resonate, to reach into the depths of your emotions, and find solace in the shared journey of mother loss.

The world doesn’t have enough to offer for your mother loss. But there’s a solution. 


Janna | May 29, 2024

The world (American society in particular) will offer you one day of honoring your mother loss, and maybe some will . . . Read More

I’m Fine, You’re Fine, We’re All Fine


The Podcast Team | April 26, 2024

In our busy lives, it can be so easy to stuff our grief down and fill our mind with anything . . . Read More

12 Tips for Offering Condolences for the Loss of a Mother


Mary Ellen Collins | April 24, 2024

Losing a mother is a profound and deeply personal experience, one that leaves an indelible mark on the hearts of . . . Read More

Stories My Mom Shared with Me


The Podcast Team | March 1, 2024

Memories that bring a smile to your face are great tools to help through the grief journey. The path has . . . Read More

Season of Searching


The Podcast Team | January 19, 2024

A season can be defined as a period of time identified by a set of distinguishing characteristics. This episode features . . . Read More

Christmas Hope


Sarah Lynn Wells | December 22, 2023

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, this episode is focused on gratitude. Both God’s Word and psychology point to the significant . . . Read More

When the Holidays Are Bittersweet


Sarah Lynn Wells | December 8, 2023

There’s such a pressure to enjoy and be happy during the holiday season. But, for a motherless daughter, it can . . . Read More

When Guilt Sets In


Sarah Lynn Wells | October 27, 2023

Motherless Daughters can experience a range of negative emotions as they process and work through their grief journey. For some, . . . Read More

Voices of Volunteers - #3


The Podcast Team | September 29, 2023

The Motherless Daughters Ministry is fortunate to have a team of great volunteers. This new series highlights MDM podcast administrator, . . . Read More

You Will Be Healed


The Podcast Team | September 15, 2023

As motherless daughters, we often wish God could remove the pain and struggle from our lives. Whether we lost our . . . Read More

From Ashes to Beauty


The Podcast Team | September 1, 2023

Ashes are what remain after something has been destroyed by fire. There appears to be no hope for restoration or . . . Read More

Finding Home


Sarah Accoridino | August 2, 2023

On December 18, 1997 my mother, a mother of 5 children including myself, was driving home when someone ran a . . . Read More

Survival Mode


C.A.Bleu | April 26, 2023

Struggling through survival mode? Through our suffering we grow and learn to identify our strengths. We just don’t see it . . . Read More

What Did I Do?


Elyse Kehe | March 15, 2023

Since my mother passed away nearly 17 years ago, I have become quite a connoisseur of “self-help” methods. I was, . . . Read More

Earnest Enough to be Honest


Lovely Marie | November 30, 2022

In prayer this morning thanking God for peace. I ask Him to deliver me, use me, try me or even . . . Read More

Create a Family Thanksgiving: Starting a New Tradition in the Face of Loss


Mary Ellen Collins | November 23, 2022

I want to talk to you about celebrating holidays. And really what we have to do as motherless daughters is . . . Read More

Broken and Remade


C.A.Bleu | October 26, 2022

I recently listened to a devotional called ‘Killing Comparison with Nona Jones’ on the Holy Bible app. Something about the . . . Read More

Our True Comforter


Sara Lynn Wells | September 21, 2022

Lightning flashed as I jolted awake to an all too familiar scene of my little boy standing by the bed . . . Read More

I’m Fine, You’re Fine, We’re All Fine! 


C. A. Bleu | August 31, 2022

I like to write, as you can tell, but its hard to write about painful things. Things we all keep . . . Read More

Death Stings


Lovely Marie | August 10, 2022

Its 3:21 am. It’s Mother’s Day. Second night in a row I can’t sleep. I pray. I talk to God. . . . Read More

A Second Chance:


Janna | July 27, 2022

My Journey Through Physical and Emotional Mother Loss New beginnings  Exchanging marriage vows with my husband was by far the . . . Read More

Accepting Never


Lovely Marie | July 20, 2022

This week of fasting and prayer ended in a foot washing service for our St. Ministry Team.   Mother’s Day is . . . Read More

27 Mothers Days Without my mom


Dr. Jane Richardson | July 13, 2022

She was the definition of kindness and generosity.  She was the premier example of good manners and a gracious heart.  . . . Read More

To Be OK or Not To Be


Lovely Marie | July 6, 2022

 I’m keenly aware of the pain that comes with Mother’s Day. It’s not the pain of not having children nor . . . Read More

Conversations in the Bathroom Mirror


C.A. Bleu. | June 29, 2022

If we are all being honest, I know I’m not the only one out there that seems to have brief . . . Read More

Celebrate Me


Lovely Marie | June 22, 2022

 I received the ring I bought myself for Mother’s Day today. I usually crochet roses, make, sweet treats, or some . . . Read More

Victim No More


Tina Elliott | June 8, 2022

There once was a child lost and alone;   she struggled with thoughts of having no home.  Darkness prevailed as life moved . . . Read More

Just Get Over It


Maya | November 3, 2021

“Just Get Over It”  “The worst wounds, the deadliest of them, aren’t the ones people see on the outside.   They’re the . . . Read More

The Lessons of Flesh and Stone


Amanda Loduca | July 14, 2021

You’d think a 29-year-old woman would have outgrown her fear of the dark. For the most part I had, but . . . Read More

Preparing for THE anniversary


Mershon Niesner | June 23, 2021

It happened in New York, April 10th, nineteen years ago. Even my hand balks at the date. I had to . . . Read More

Heart-Crushing Contenders Death vs. Abandonment


Anonymous | June 16, 2021

My first major depression happened after my husband of 6 years left out of the blue. The only explanation I . . . Read More

The Obesity of Grief


Mary Ellen Collins | March 14, 2021

We are fat with loss. As I waddle through the day, grief has become my go-to food of choice. I . . . Read More

It's been two years


Chris Fishel | January 10, 2021

It’s been two years. And I’m just starting to grieve. I’ve forgotten whole parts of that first year. My husband’s family . . . Read More

When Cancer Scares


August 16, 2020

by Angela Bergmann I found a lump in my breast on January 1, 2019. Surely this isn’t serious, I thought. . . . Read More

It's Gone!!!


Cathy DiBella | August 9, 2020

After going out for dinner one evening with my husband, I had no desire to go back home to isolation. . . . Read More

A Genealogy of Strong Dysfunctional Women


March 1, 2020

by Mary Ellen Collins Dysfunction is rooted in generations. Seldom does dysfunction begin in the present but we can trace . . . Read More

'Frozen II' Hit Me Hard as a Motherless Daughter


Kirsten Clodfelter | December 22, 2019

This essay includes spoilers for Disney’s “Frozen II.” Source: NY Times, https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/12/opinion/frozen-2-movie.html When I settled in next to my 7-year-old . . . Read More

Touching the Center of My Pain


October 6, 2019

by Mary Ellen Collins Scroll down this link to find the poem. Read this poem first. Then identify what moves . . . Read More

Motivation


August 4, 2019

By Marisa Saenz “How can you be so bold to help others when you have so many issues yourself?”, says . . . Read More

Where Can I Go?


Gladys Bell | May 26, 2019

I was never looking to become a pastor’s wife. That was not my chosen pathway. However, it was the pathway . . . Read More

Unmet Expectations


September 30, 2018

By: Heather Wolper Tuesday, was my 40th birthday.  I woke hopeful and excited anticipating the day ahead. My husband was . . . Read More

Remembering My Mother


May 13, 2018

By: Heather Wolper Every year as the blue expanse of May sky stretches out above my head and new life . . . Read More

Dear Strong Woman


Christine Fishel | May 6, 2018

Dear Strong Woman, I see you. You ask questions, seek answers, and attempt to fix, even as you know it . . . Read More

Not All Mothers Are A Happy Memory


Anonymous | March 18, 2018

Reflections and Book Review Honestly, I get so tired of seeing on social media, commercials, and especially in Hallmark, how . . . Read More

Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out and Lonely


Cathy DiBella (Guest Blogger) | February 11, 2018

Unvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out and Lonely – written by Lysa TerKeurst Most of my family . . . Read More

Wholly Undone


May 21, 2017

By: Christine Fishel I’ve been reading Ann Voskamp’s The Broken Way: A Daring Path Into The Abundant Life. I feel like . . . Read More

Will the Pain Ever Go Away?


Mary Ellen Collins | May 10, 2017

Recently I was asked by a new motherless daughter, “Will the pain ever go away?” That is such a very . . . Read More

The Phone Call That Changed My Life


April 10, 2017

By: Julie Thompson There are certain moments in time that change our lives forever. For me, one of those moments . . . Read More

Dear Other Mother


November 2, 2016

By: Christine Fishel As my siblings and I watch the mental deterioration of our mom, we see more and more of . . . Read More

Still Lost Without You


October 26, 2016

By: Veronica McCall (Guest Blogger) I have always been a strong person and planning out almost anything is part of . . . Read More

Lost Without You


Veronica McCall | October 19, 2016

As a little girl, I always looked up to you and enjoyed being in your presence. You were God-sent to . . . Read More

Confessions of a Compulsive Motherer


Christine Fishel | June 8, 2016

Everywhere I go, I am surrounded by little kids. And it’s not that they are drawn to me, it’s that . . . Read More

Grief: The Sad-Mad


May 25, 2016

By: Christine Fishel Grief has lots of emotions. Sometimes, when we experience it, all we want is to escape into . . . Read More

Looking For Lovely


April 20, 2016

By: Julie Thompson I know they say you shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover, but when I saw the . . . Read More

I'll Never Forget


March 23, 2016

By: Julie Thompson I’ve always had a hard time remembering dates. Whether it’s dates of famous historical events or even . . . Read More

Taking Risks


February 21, 2016

By: Julie Thompson This past summer I took a risk. I did something I had thought about for years, but . . . Read More

Are You Willing to Do Anything?


Julie Thompson | January 17, 2016

By: Julie Thompson A few months ago, I joined a Women’s Bible study at my church and we did a . . . Read More

Holiday Grief


Cindy Stepanek | December 23, 2015

Christmas was my mom’s favorite time of year. Sometime in the fall when the leaves start to change and the . . . Read More

What Loss Taught Me About Life


June 24, 2015

By: Julie Thompson “Happy Birthday!” As a kid, I remember being so excited to celebrate my birthday each year. I . . . Read More