Sorrow Is Not Forever - Love Is
  • 39 years old
  • Born on December 26, 1940 in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Passed away on August 30, 1980 in Lagos, Nigeria.

"Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life." Albert Einstein 

In life and death Mum you gave our lives meaning.  We are who we are because of you.  We miss you dearly Mum.  What hurt the most about your death Mum is you did not see us become adults and your grandchildren.  You struggled much but had only a few years of life.  My big sister expressed it best when she first learnt of your passing. She lamented “Oh the mother who did not reap rewards of her labour over her children”.  Life is so not fair Mum.  But we can only acknowledge the teacher’s summation of life.  He wrote “In this meaningless life of mine I have seen both of these: a righteous man perishing in his righteousness, and a wicked man living long in his wickedness.    (Ecclesiastes 7:15) 

Sleep your deep sleep darling Mum until we meet to part no more.  Death, where is your sting?  To live in the hearts of those we love is not to die. Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.

  

"Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life." Albert Einstein

 

Posted by Tianah Godschild on 29th August 2016
This is the day life changed forever. Sleep your sleep Mama until we meet to part no more.
Posted by Tianah Godschild on 5th January 2016
For ever green memories of you Mama.
Posted by Tianah Godschild on 5th January 2016
Like A Perfect Flower That Is Just Beyond Your Reach Gone Too Soon Born To Amuse, To Inspire, To Delight Here One Day Gone One Night!" Missing you Mama.
Posted by Tianah Godschild on 31st August 2013
Mama, a daily realisation is death means not seeing and interacting with you! Only God understand the whys in all of its ramifications. Wish this isn 't our portion. Will always carry the hurt but sorrow is not forever love is... Sleep on darling Mum.
Posted by Deborah Onabanjo on 29th August 2011
Love you always & forever.
Posted by Christianah Ola on 29th August 2011
Another year swiftly passed and it still hurt realising death took the physical body away forever. But the memories are always vivid of years given and spent together. Sleep your sleep dear Mama, until we meet to part no more.
Posted by Christianah Ola on 28th August 2010
30 years! Three decades without you Mum - long years indeed. Years we have seen a lot, been through a lot, done a lot and certainly grew and learnt much. It hurts living without you Mum, the void is huge. There is comfort only in assurance we have hope for if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him.
Posted by Christianah Ola on 21st August 2010
Our heart is turning in the direction of a special love. The love of the woman whose life was beautiful and worthy of emulation and who created us. Mummy, what we will give to have you back. If only we could do it all over again, we know we will take you twice but we just have to accept you cannot be here to hold our hands like you used to do. We will always be thankful to have known such a gem.

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