International Bereaved Mother’s Day 2020

International Bereaved Mother’s Day is observed the Sunday before Mother’s Day in the United States. This year it’s tomorrow, May 1, 2022

I didn’t even know such a day existed until I was a mom that needed it.

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Author: Melanie

I am a shepherd, wife and mother of four amazing children, three that walk the earth with me and one who lives with Jesus. This is a record of my grief journey and a look into the life I didn't choose. If you are interested in joining a community of bereaved parents leaning on the promises of God in Christ, please like the public Facebook page, "Heartache and Hope: Life After Losing a Child" and join the conversation.

9 thoughts on “International Bereaved Mother’s Day 2020”

  1. There are so very many of us on this painful journey. I have a beautiful daughter and new grandson now to fill my days but I think of Ryan everyday. He left this earth 10/11/17 and yes I hold on to God’s promise to us and can not wait to hug him and hold him once again.

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    1. The promise makes the pain bearable but doesn’t erase it. I am so thankful that we will one day be reunited with our children and that everything that has been stolen will be redeemed. What a glorious day! In the meantime, we walk together and link arms lending strength one to the other. May the Lord give you grace for each new day. ❤


  2. I never heard of this before today. I lost my son Matthew in November. I have a daughter Ashley who is here. Without her I don’t know what I would do!! Trying my best to get through the grief.

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    1. So thankful you have your daughter to walk alongside you on this journey! I am sorry you have to make it. Praying that the Lord will wrap His loving arms around you and overwhelm your heart with His grace and mercy. ❤


  3. Thank you for writing this. This is my first Mother’s Day without my oldest son and just heard about this day last night. I Google search images and came up with this article. Thank you for capturing how I am feeling so very well! Eileen

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    1. I’m so sorry that you are part of this “club” no parent wants to join. I pray that the Lord will greet you each day with strength and grace sufficient for the challenges you face. ❤


  4. I am the Mother of 3 beautiful children 1 went with Jesus last year on Mother’s Day😞Kylie Sierra Burgess 14 years old. How I miss her everyday! I know she is my Angel and guides me through every foot step without her here. Hold tight to Jesus and know that He holds our children close and dear until we are all together again. I love you Kylie and I’m so thankful for the 14 years I had you with me! We will be together again!! Muahhhh I love you to the moon and back!!

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      1. Diane
        Sadly I have been a member of this club for 50 years. I love my beautiful living children and grandchildren beyond belief, but I think about the special little angel –Stephen Brad —
        in Heaven, every day. I can’t talk about him without crying 😢. It’s been 50 years, he was not quite 4 1/2 years old, and I will never…….
        Enough said.

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