This flower was one of several I chose to plant at my daughter’s
gravesite 25 years ago.
To me it symbolized a connection that lasts thru time, true and
undying love for a daughter whose life was taken way too soon.
Time passed; however, the ache of losing her still remains.
A parent’s nightmare!!
Germans coined the name of this flower and there’s a few myths
floating the hemisphere addressing its floral beauty.
One lovers’ myth, although quite sad, warmed my heart.
It read of two lovers walking the Danube River, spotting the bright
blue blossoms, the man’s desire to fetch some of these delicate
petite blue flowers with petals resembling the shape of a mouse’s ear
(cute tidbit of info) for the lady when suddenly swept up by the river.
As he was floating away at a distance he spoke the words to her
to ‘not forget him’.
If someone asked me why I was writing this post the honest answer
would be, “I have no idea“.
Today isn’t one of those special days, the more painful ones
experienced by a Mother who has lost a child.
Thinking to myself perhaps the answer lies in an event that transpired
This morn’s social media journey was different as I chose to bypass
articles on my homepage’s slideshow.
Rather I headed over here to WordPress and read some truly
inspirational posts – a great start to a sunny, blustery day.
Before I shut down I accessed Facebook to tend to the garden I created
11 years and 5 months ago in memory of my daughter known to some
In recent weeks the Fairyland app had been under maintenance.
Today it wasn’t listed on the sidebar and I couldn’t find a way to
Another creation taken from me without warning.
Needless to say although I shut the computer off and figured I’d wait
awhile to check back, my mood changed dramatically.