Kathleen Hirsch | My Mother’s Day Table
Writing and musings by author Kathleen Hirsch.
kathleen hirsch, writer, spiritual director, boston, ma, spiritual writing
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My Mother’s Day Table

My Mother’s Day Table

 

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WHEN THE tablecloth came out of the dryer with a frayed hem, I gasped. It is 25 years old, if it’s a day. But I was irrationally unprepared. The cloth is the last remnant of the long story of my relationship with my mother. She is no longer here to send me another.