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Another letter to my mom in Heaven....

Updated on February 21, 2013

Mom, in case I didn't tell you often enough, you are the most amazing mom I could have ever asked for.

Mom -- I miss you...I miss you so much!

Dear Mom,

Where do I start? I miss you more than I can say. I know you are with the Lord, and the very second your heart stopped beating, when you took your last breath here on earth, your next breath was in Heaven.

But I still miss you... I still cry as I go through life with this huge whole in my heart.

Faith cried on Valentine's day -- missing you, and wanting to be able to show you all of the new songs she can play on the piano. I cried with her, for her, and for my own pain in knowing I will not see you again this side of eternity.

I have had very real visions of you dancing with the Lord, and the babies that had to leave our family much too early. You were dancing and laughing with these sweet little babies.

I had another vision of you playing a very large piano or organ, with enormous pipes like the pipe organ at St. Mary's. You were very serious, but so serene. You were playing praise songs for the Lord in His presence.

Dad says he feels your presence in the evening when he is alone at home. He says that he actually begins to talk to you, and then realizes you may be there, but are not going to be able to respond.

Sadly, the dogs sometimes confuse my arrival to visit dad with the days you would come home from work. I can see how excited they are, and then they seem confused. Amazing, even the animals grieve your absence in our daily lives.

All of these things are wonderful, but the truth is mom, I still miss you.

I miss picking you up and getting coffee.

I miss lunch at the River Crab and Olive Garden.

I miss solving the world problems like we did so well.

I miss how we both shopped so quickly and didn't waste time.

I miss you. I miss everything about you.

Today Faith is sick. I miss having you call and ask, "how's our little sweetheart doing?"

March 6th is your 81st birthday -- you were the most amazing 80 year old woman... so youthful, so beautiful.

March 30th is the anniversary of your home going... never has my heart hurt more deeply than the day I said goodbye to you.

Mom, mama, mommy... the most precious person in my me a spot near to your and the Lord, when I get there we will have so much to catch up on.

I love you mom, to eternity and back, I love you.

xoxo Tami

When we all get to heaven....


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    • Tami Fite profile imageAUTHOR

      Tami Fite 

      5 years ago

      teaches12345 -- Tomorrow is her birthday -- the 30th is the day she died. This is such a difficult journey -- I can't imagine doing it without my faith in God & the wonderful people he has surrounded me with like yourself. Bless you & thank you for your consistent and beautiful encouragement. God has certainly gifted you in the area of compassion! God bless you & multiply your efforts! Tami

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      Dianna Mendez 

      5 years ago

      This is a very sweet tribute to your mother. I lost mine over twenty years ago and I still miss her. Glad you had such a wonderful mom and have those wonderful memories of your times together.

    • Tami Fite profile imageAUTHOR

      Tami Fite 

      5 years ago

      onegreenparachute -- yes, I really was is truly unbelievable to know I won't be with her again this side of Heaven. I hold on to the goodness and the blessings she left in my life, knowing that one day we will be reunited. Bless you, thanks for your encouragement!

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      5 years ago from Greenwood, B.C., Canada

      Tami - you were so blessed to have such a wonderful woman as your Mom. I wish you peace and the continued joy of seeing her in your dreams.

    • Tami Fite profile imageAUTHOR

      Tami Fite 

      5 years ago

      Bless you Eddy, Surrounding myself with the love, wisdom and compassion of the community on hubpages has been a tremendous comfort to me. thank you for your kindness & encouragement! Blessings, Tami

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      5 years ago from Wales

      Oh how truly beautiful;I feel your pain and I also feel your great pride in the wonderful lady who is your Mom.She is still with you as you know and I'm sure she reads this proudly.

      I vote up,across and share onto my FB page A Brand New Dawn.

      Lots of love from my little corner of Wales and I look forward to following you on here.


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      Victoria Lynn 

      5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      That is so beautiful, Debbie. I know you miss your mom. I can't imagine losing mine. When we all get to Heaven . . . what a day that will be, huh? Many votes on this one. So lovely, really.

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      for you

      have a wonderful evening my friend


    • Deborah Brooks profile image

      Deborah Brooks Langford 

      5 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Oh how simply beautiful .. faith told me all about this beautofil hib.

      I lost my mom too and I feel the same way, I have wrote to her in heaven so many times

      God Bless you my dear.

      when we have great Christian mothers we still miss them and love them although we know they are with Jesus

      God Bless you my dear.


    • Tami Fite profile imageAUTHOR

      Tami Fite 

      5 years ago

      So sorry Faith Reaper -- I didn't realize your loss was so recent :( Yes, we will see them again, but the void left by their departure can not be filled. Bless you as you navigate the days ahead. Always good to hear from you -- God bless you and your family! Tami

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      A beautiful letter to your precious mother. My mother just went to be with the Lord on December 20, 2012, just four days after her 84th Birthday and five days before Christmas. I know it is so very hard. We know we will get to see them one day again.

      Voted up ++++ and sharing

      God bless you. In His Love, Faith Reaper

    • Tami Fite profile imageAUTHOR

      Tami Fite 

      5 years ago

      As the one year anniversary of mom's home going approaches, it just doesn't seem to be easier to face that reality of her absence in our lives.


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