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Publisher: Date:7/30/2007 - PublishAmerica
By: Beryl La Verne Hudson
A woman's grief over the death of her precious "Ma'Dear" takes her on a personal odyssey back to her childhood, where she searches for spiritual answers to her choices in life, and learns to accept her losses and ultimately her own mortality. Ma'Dear's Girl tells the story of how an adult daughter deals with the grief over the loss of her mother. It also chronicles the ultimate self-discovery of who she is, and her gradual awareness of what is really important in life.Like everyone else in her family, La Vonne is shocked, angry and saddened over the death of her beloved Ma'Dear. To protect herself from further hurt she turns away from family and friends. Her mother has been such a steady and loving presence in her life, that she cannot imagine her own life without her. As she tries to grapple with her grief and her loss, it sparks a need in her to realize that she can't go any further with her life until she journeys back to the beginning of it. Accepting our mortality is one of the hardest (if not the hardest) things we must face in our lives. Ma'Dear's Girl is also an inspirational/spiritual novel in that it also attempts to answer the age-old question. "What is the true meaning of life, and what is my part in it?"Traveling back over her life La Vonne is stunned to come face to face with some of the choices she has made. Dealing with the emotional abuse she suffers from her first marriage, to her escape from Los Angeles to Georgia, she is diligent in her quest for answers to these questions.La Vonne faces some hard truths as she travels from childhood, through her teenage years, and into adulthood, finally coming to understand her choices in life and love. She also realizes that believing in GOD is easy, accepting loss is hard, and understanding HIS perfect plan is necessary, as she struggles to deal with what "moving to the front of the line" really means to her.