Tag: Nelda LaPrarie Adams

Nelda Grace – On This Day in 1951

On this day the 15th of November in 1951, our mother Nelda Grace LaPrarie was born to parents John Alvis LaPrarie and Lucy Dee Wright in Jonesville, Louisiana. Our father always loved the song “Woman” by John Lennon and it so voiced the feelings he had towards our mother. Special thanks to Jennifer for creating this beautiful…

To My Mothers

For Grandparent’s Day and because the change of the seasons always make me think of my mother and granny. They made sure we paid attention…. “To My Mothers” I know so deeply that there is no justification. No lectures from another’s perspective can contradict my experience. And it’s our calling to hold this truth. It’s…

Nelda Adams – on This Date in 1991

On this date the 3rd of June in 1991, our mother, Nelda Adams passed away around 8:10 a.m. at the University Medical Center in Jackson,Mississippi of metastatic renal cell carcinoma and amyloidosis. She was only 39 years old and one of the most beautiful and sweetest person you would ever meet.  Mark Flynn, one of our…

On Patience

Our mother, Nelda, shared her thoughts on patience through this handwritten note found in her bible: “Patience – The ability to dwell gladly in the present moment when you have a reason to desire to depart from it” — Nelda Adams I cherish being able to stumble across her motherly wisdom even today!

Lady Seafarer

In honor of my mother’s birthday, November 15th, I am sharing one of my poems inspired by her. Lady Seafarer There was a lady who loved the sea She longed the ocean to be her home Fore there was no where else to be To ride the waves , star shone. For now only men…