No Mourning, No Pieta, No Tears: Waiting for the Final Death

Gloria Jean Bubba

is a teacher from Ontario, Canada.

A woman, suffering from Alzheimer's disease looks at an picture of herself while living in a retirement house in eastern France.
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June 7th, 2014

A daughter shares this meditation on the grief and the loss that comes slowly from losing her mother to Alzheimer’s disease. Through the story of Gethsemane, she finds an uncomfortable solace and a quiet rebuke for falling asleep while waiting.