The following is the eulogy written and delivered by my niece, Yolanda Patterson, at my mother’s funeral on Wednesday, April 15, 2009, in Columbus, Ohio. Those who knew her would agree that the remarks capture the essence of who Mom was… OH MY GOODNESS…WHAT AN AMAZING WOMAN “OH MY GOOOODNESS,” the very words “Abuela” saidContinue reading “Oh My Goodness!–What an Amazing Woman”
Category Archives: Faith
"It is finished"
When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. John 19:30 (NIV) This verse kept resonating with me during Holy Week while my mother was dying. The words of Jesus as he hung on the cross were never more meaningful. Mom diedContinue reading “"It is finished"”
Wednesday of Holy Week
“I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live.” John 11:25 This blog is written in honor, and soon to be in memory, of my mother, Luz María Allende, who is in hospice care at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. My family has been strugglingContinue reading “Wednesday of Holy Week”