Getting Out

By: Marisa Saenz (Guest Blogger) When I was younger, I remember the times when my mom would gather all my sisters and I up and head out for a drive. We had no idea where our mom was taking us, all we knew was that it was going to be...

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A New Look at 2019 Goals – It’s All About Me!

By: Mary Ellen Collins I think the New Year really starts in March.  They changed the calendar; did you get the memo? I know, I know, January is a distant memory and February is almost over.  And I am just writing about the New Year.  What is the old saying about being late? ...

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Anniversary – It’s Just Another Day, Right?

By: Marisa Saenz (Guest Blogger) Well, here I am again. Three more days, and it will be the anniversary. I think I am doing a great job at pretending everything is okay. Why not? It’s year five for me. (Not that I’m counting.) The fact that I am getting “weepy”...

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Butterfly

By: Beth Corbley (Guest Blogger) “I MADE MY FAVORITE THING FOR DINNER TONIGHT … A RESERVATION.” SALLY ANN CORBLEY, AKA, THE GENERAL It was Saturday August 22nd, 2015, around 9am. Her breathe was shallow and I knew her time was about to come. Sitting next to her elevated hospital bed...

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Getting Rid of the Roots

By: Pam C. (Guest Blogger) Healing is a process. When one suffers trauma, such as from mother loss at a young age, or any age for that matter, seeds are sown and roots grow and take hold. Until recently, I was unaware that much of my present day hang ups...

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The Dark Place

By: DKI (Guest Blogger) Have you, for a brief moment, gone to the deepest darkest place in your grief journey and felt like there’s no turning back? After shedding 45 pounds of roller coaster grief and almost a year and a half after my mother’s passing, I thought my journey...

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Take Up Your Shield

By: Christine Fishel If you’ve seen the 2018 Wonder Woman movie, you know the scene. Wielding a shield, she holds back the flame of Ares the god of war. If only. If only we had a shield like that. And the power to stand under that type of attack. We could...

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Top 10 Blogs 2018

Every year we take time to pause and reflect on what God has been doing through the Motherless Daughters Ministry. We hope and pray that you feel loved and supported by the women here in this community. Many of you have commented that our blogs have been so helpful to...

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Christmas Hope

By: Cathy DiBella To all my Motherless Daughters Ministry sisters, As we enter the Christmas season once again, I wanted to share something I read this year that has helped me look at Christmas a little differently and feel better as it approaches.  It is from the book, Things I...

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