I had a dream about my mom early this morning. I think it's the first time she's been in a dream (that I remember) since she died, almost six years ago.
She visited me at work, except that I was outside and it wasn't my real work, and I was so surprised and happy to see her!! She was the same but different -- definitely older, a bit more frail, but super stylish and as beautiful as always! I held her face in my hands and we smiled and hugged and... I was just so happy to see her!
And that was it. And everything. I think that's all the dream "meant" or was supposed to be... just me so very happy to see my mom.
And now I'm crying again.
Every once in a while, I have a dream with my mom in it. I usually end up being quite melancholy for days afterward . . . and it's usually because in my dream, I hear her voice. And it's HER voice. When I wake up, I'm always glad -- because I can carry her voice with me again for a few days, but it's really bittersweet. Sending XOXO.
Posted by: Kym | 20 March 2020 at 08:06 AM
I'm so glad your mom visited you in a dream and I hope you will cherish the memory of it and take it to heart that she was telling you she's fine. We never really get over losing our moms but we can adjust.
Posted by: Carole | 20 March 2020 at 08:09 AM
Those dreams are the best! It has been too long since my nana has visited my dreams. (and I am crying with you all the way over here in Pittsburgh!) sending you extra love today, my friend! XOXO
Posted by: Kat | 20 March 2020 at 08:20 AM
Bittersweet, but it's really something to hold your mother and hug her, even if it's in a dream. XO
Posted by: Bonny | 20 March 2020 at 08:28 AM
I hope some of those tears are happy tears! I have to believe that sometimes our dreams provide us with things that can help us, especially in times of trouble, so I hope this brief visit from your mother brings you some comfort.
Posted by: Sarah | 20 March 2020 at 09:08 AM
Every once in a while I have the same type of dream about my Dad. I am so happy to see him again. Then I wake up devastated. So bittersweet.
Posted by: Marcy | 20 March 2020 at 10:05 AM
I think that today (these times) we all miss our Moms so much...and our Dads...and all those who are no longer with us. But I do love that in your dream you were able to hold each other and hug. I would be a little sad when waking too, but grateful for the dream.
Welcome home - glad you are back safely.
Posted by: Vera | 20 March 2020 at 10:49 AM
What a gift!
Posted by: Cris | 20 March 2020 at 11:55 AM
What a wonderful experience, and counterpoint to all the craziness going on just now.
Posted by: Robby H. | 20 March 2020 at 01:37 PM
My mom has been gone 10 years and she's visited me 3 times. It's always short and she only spoke one time. Like Kym said...it sure stays with you for a while. So happy for you. xo
Posted by: Patty | 20 March 2020 at 02:29 PM
Such a great gift.
Posted by: Deb | 21 March 2020 at 09:38 AM