I hope you guys are well.
Have you ever given a gift that turned out to be the perfect gift at that particular moment? I experienced that with my mom when she was in recovery at the hospital after falling ill two years ago. I will never forget the sheer happiness and comfort that washed over her face when I presented her with a comfort cross. My mom is a religious person and at that time in the hospital, she was struggling with her injuries, both physically and mentally. I’m always searching online for unique gifts that still have a connection to the person that I’m pairing it up with. I also receive a couple of catalogs, which is where I found the comfort cross. I knew instantly that my mom was going to love this item. I was banking more on the comfort part of its name because that’s what I wanted more than anything for my mom.
Image from catalogfavorites.com
When I walked into my mother’s room in the hospital, she was taking a nap. Her face was scrunched up as if she wasn’t having a good rest. I was chatting with my dad and my aunt who were in the room as well when she finally woke up. I hugged, kissed and teased her that I had a special gift just for her. When I showed her the cross she immediately grabbed it just like the image above and brought it close to her heart. The smile that came across her face stayed there as she closed her eyes and fell back to sleep. Her face wasn’t scrunched up anymore. She looked, well, comforted! If you go online there are many versions of this cross. I’m very happy to have found this item and even happier that I was able to give it to my mom because she means the world to me and I’m so thankful that she’s st.
Take good care all.
Until next time…