How Did this Happen

How, she asked, the Creator in the sky

Did this happen?

She worked

She slaved

Day in

Day out

So many years




Guided by a mother’s love


That in the end

It would all be worth it;

That she’d grow old

And when her time came

She’d be surrounded by her loving children

And grandchildren.


All those years

Pouring out her love

In everything she did

Appears to have disappeared

All because she couldn’t

Keep living a lie.

How, she asked,

The Creator in the sky

Could this have happened

To someone

Guided by a mother’s love?


Chaplain Tamar




About Gelbart-Jaffe Coaching

Hospice Chaplain and Life Coach Associate Clinical Chaplaincy Certification February 2015. Proficient Life Coach Certification December 2010.
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