Tommy and Virginia Stevens, both 91, were, in the eyes of their family and friends, a legendary couple. The Tennessee high school sweethearts proved earlier this month that their love truly endured until "death do us part."
"My deepest regret is that because I was so blindsided, I didn't know our last conversation would be just that: Our last. To all of those who have lost a mother, parent or loved one, know this: They are not lost, and we are not motherless."
It wasn't until I lost my mom that I learned to truly appreciate the simple times we had together. I pray you don't make the same mistake with your mothers—or daughters. It's hard being a motherless mom.
Remember those elastic bracelets people wore years ago that said “WWJD?” (What would Jesus do?) I wondered what Jesus would do, but I've also spent a lifetime wondering “WWMD?” What would Mom do? Or think? Or say?