No grief, just Love

I had often heard friends speak of the grief they felt when their mothers passed and the sense of loss that had stayed with them even years later. Now I greatly loved my own mum, but my experience when she passed last year could not have been further from that described by others. I was filled with such a deep sense of God, Love, loving me, my mum, and all that I felt only comfort and uplifting peace. By reflecting that same love, I was even able to comfort others who were grieving. This happened in such a natural way, not only for me but also for my family.

My parents had moved into an assisted living complex shortly before the initial COVID-19 lockdown in 2020. During the time of restricted visiting hours in the midst of the lockdown, my mother experienced health issues. I was not allowed to visit her because of some symptoms I was experiencing, even though I tested negative for the coronavirus. I was distressed because I felt my mum needed me, so I contacted a Christian Science practitioner. Our call was interrupted by a call from the complex supervisor giving permission to visit Mum. I called the practitioner back, and at her suggestion, agreed to pray not to have a specific outcome regarding my mum’s physical situation, but to feel Love’s presence with us, with all. Right away, that sense that my mother needed me vanished. 

I recalled an inspiration I had gained years earlier regarding man’s oneness with divine Principle, Love, that led me to see that man (everyone, including my mum and me) is of God—originates in God; is caused and motivated by Him; includes all the component attributes of God, good; is fathered and mothered by divine Principle, Love. I asked myself, “Where was my mum before she was born? Where was I before I was born?”

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