Remembering Two Great Mothers on Mother's Day

This year, two great mothers died.  One is famous, and one is not.  Yet they both had a lot in common. On April 17, Barbara Bush died at the age of ninety-two.  My mom, Cynthia Audrey Czerniak, although not well known except to her family, died on February 23, at the age of eighty-eight.  This Sunday is Mother's Day and anyone with a loving mom will understand the dedication below. The finality of her passing is setting in, and I think how I wish my mom could come back and stay a while.  I want to hear her voice.  And see her smile.  I want to hug her tight.  And say how much I love her.  The quote from best-selling author Kristin Hannah expresses how any loving child feels: "love for a mother is a durable thing, as vast as this landscape, as immutable as the sea.  Stronger than time itself."  In his eulogy to his mom, Jeb Bush told of how she...(Read Full Article)