On Death & Blessings 2

My 97 year-old mother died last month, just an hour before my sister and I got to her house. We were hesitant to go into her bedroom, thinking of how ancient and shriveled she’d become- that maybe death would have her looking truly horrible and grotesque.  (My mother, you should know, was a gorgeous, movie-star-looking woman, who finally announced with humor last year, “Okay, so I look one-hundred now.”) So we screwed-up our courage and went into the room. I think we both said, “Wow” at the same time. Our mother’s face was turned upward and there was not a wrinkle anywhere to be found. Her skin was smooth and translucent like porcelain, AND it was a golden color. I said, “Well, it looks like the angels came and took her out of her body and spirited her right up to heaven.” My sister Judy said, “Yep.” I’m so curious about how others have witnessed this transition.


About Dr.Gail Carr Feldman

Dr. Gail Feldman, longtime psychologist, former assistant psychiatry professor, and award-winning author, has published six books, appeared on radio and television programs across the country, including Larry King Live, and has spoken internationally on creativity, resilience and the heroine’s journey. Her current passion is facilitating transformation through the Midlife Crash Course.
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