Integral thoughts about development, humanity,
It is Mother's Day today and it bothers me.
Last Friday I heard someone refer to it and it bothered me more than
I thought. I never looked forward to Mother's Day in the past, but
now that my mother is not there anymore, I do miss it.
So Mother's Day needs to transform into something different now - a
celebration of my mother for what she was, for what good she did,
for the wonderful times we have been sharing.
This year it's still too early, though, for the images of eight
months of suffering and her untimely death are still blocking my
memories of all those years before that.
This year, we bought an Acer that we are going to plant on her
grave. Hopefully next year is going to bring back the positive
memories from the past so that Mother's Day can become a day of