Lois Hjelmstad

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Compassion and courage for the times you need it.

Mother’s Day Sadness

For the past eighteen years, I have felt especially sad on Mother's Day.  Don't get me wrong – my husband and family were wonderful, provided beautiful flowers, poignant cards, a book of exquisite poems by Ted Kooser, a precious little stuffed animal, and took me out to dinner. I loved it. All of the love and fun, however, […]

On Mother’s Birthday?!

(See end of post for special offer.) I meant to post this yesterday, because September 20 is my mother's birthday, but life happened. Anyway, here we are today: September 20, 1995 – Today is Mother's birthday. It is a busy day for me. I have a presentation at 9:00 a.m.. at Southwest Medical Center here […]