Legacy, Love Letters + Heart Wills

Diary of a Love Letter

It’s early morning and I promise myself I’m going to at least start writing my mom’s love letter. I stand at my desk, open a new file and pull up Willow’s Five-Minute Love Letter exercise. I’m a ‘get-it-done’ writer. I do not create sacred space, brew a cuppa and light a candle. I set a timer on my phone. Quiet tears roll down my face as I awaken my regret that I didn’t express my love more fully to my mom before her cognitive ability was stolen by disease. She lives with very advanced dementia and was officially diagnosed as palliative many moons ago…

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