Lois Hjelmstad

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Compassion and courage for the times you need it.

Firstborn
Until my birth she had been
a childless mother

Upon her death
I have become
a motherless child

(Excerpted from The Last Violet: Mourning My Mother, Moving Beyond Regret, copyright 2002 Lois Tschetter Hjelmstad)

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