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A Beautiful Life: A son’s thoughts about his mother on her passing

by Robert Osborne

“She was a hybrid of Mary and Martha—sitting at Jesus’ feet while also serving in the kitchen.”

I’ve been thinking about what C. S. Lewis said when his dear friend, Charles Williams, died: “Lots, lots of pain, but not a particle of depression or resentment.”

I know what he meant. While I have found myself crying at the oddest moments this week, I do not despair at my mother’s passing. Instead, there is something strangely wondrous about this moment. The great Scottish writer George MacDonald said....

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This article appears in the May/June2016 Issue of testimony. 
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