It has been fifty-six years since my beloved mum passed away. Just want to share a tribute I wrote to her. I would also like to say if you have had your mum all your life or even for a more extended period than I did (nearly four years); cherish her. Let her know, regularly, whether by your words or actions, how much you love her. God bless.
To the memory of my mother, the late May-Elaine Eudora Stewart (nee Singh), a Masterpiece God unveiled at the tender age of twenty-six.
Mother, in this unveiling, you left behind three strands of the most beautiful silk thread – two girls and one boy. Your tapestry in this remarkable and complex experience that is called life.
On the outside, we reveal a beautiful picture of you: your eldest daughter displaying your creativity; your only son, your beauty; and I, your second daughter, your personality.
But take a peek on the reverse side, and you will see the pain and heartache of losing you when we were so young, of missing you, of having no-one to turn to except each other, when life got rough.
I have mourned your loss all my life and sought for many to bridge the gap, only realizing after some fifty years, and more that there is no-one who can ever fill such a high and lofty place in my life.
So, Mother, I dedicate the first chapter of this my first book to your memory – the first Masterpiece in the lives of three strands of the choicest silk thread.
I know that Jesus is The Resurrection and The Life, and one day we shall hopefully meet with you again.
“A mother holds her children’s hands for a moment, but their hearts forever!” (Unknown)