My Very Beautiful Mother Lydia by Carol Clifford

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Here she is when she was very young. Her name was Lydia and she was born in 1915. I believe she was in her late teens or early 20’s when this photo was taken. She gave it as a gift to her mother. My mother was a person who always tried to see the “good side” of anyone she met. A great example for her children (she had 2 daughters), that hopefully lives on in me. She suffered from the disease of Alzheimer’s for over 13 years and finally found her rest on 3rd December 2005. Always remembered and forever loved. Peace be with you Mom! It was a wonderful journey we shared together.

When I think of her I am reminded what Jesus commanded us to do…“Love one another as I have loved you”.

I live in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. In the past, photography was something I did casually, using very ordinary cameras, in order to capture family photos, travel memories, etc. With my first DSLR camera, a new world of creativity opened for me. I now see the world in a whole new way through the lens of my camera. I invite you to journey with me through my collection of photos and enjoy! It is my hope that you will find in my collection of work, some art that you will purchase.

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  • grannyjune
    grannyjunealmost 6 years ago

    What a beautiful woman, and what a beautiful tribute to her. Anybody who has a loving Mother is far richer than those with gold!

  • Thank you so very much. I really appreciate your comment. I have some much to be grateful for from my Mom!

    – Carol Clifford

  • Sally Omar
    Sally Omaralmost 6 years ago

    Oh, Carol, beautiful…just so beautiful…what a wonderful tribute for your Mom!!!!!!! xoxoxoxox

  • Sally, I thank you from the bottom of my heart for your very lovely comments. I always find Mother’s Day very difficult since she is gone and putting her photo on Redbubble today was my way of soothing my aching heart. I am so glad you took time to look on the photo of this dear soul. God Bless. Carol

    – Carol Clifford

  • Marjorie Wallace
    Marjorie Wallacealmost 6 years ago

    Oooh, Carol. How beautiful that you posted this photo of you Mum for Mother’s Day! She is so beautiful and I love the tribute to her. I know that you must miss her and think of her often. Thank you for sharing this with us. ~Marjie

  • Thanks for taking the time to have a look at this photo. I really treasure this photo of my Mom. You would have loved her because she always accepted my friends as “just another person to mother”! Hugs, Carol

    – Carol Clifford

  • cathyandtaz
    cathyandtazalmost 6 years ago

    Such a beautiful picture. You look so like your Mum.

  • Thanks Cathy. I guess I look a little like Mom but I have a lot of my Dad’s traits. I should post a photo of my Dad for Father’s Day.

    – Carol Clifford

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonalmost 6 years ago

    This is a wonderful portrait of a lovely Lady,

  • Thanks very much Ann.

    – Carol Clifford

  • Vitta
    Vittaalmost 5 years ago

    Magnificent portrait!!

  • Thanks so much. Cheers, Carol

    – Carol Clifford

  • Ladymoose
    Ladymoosealmost 5 years ago

    Amazing rexemblance:-)

  • Thanks so much. Cheers, Carol

    – Carol Clifford

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellalmost 5 years ago


    FEATURE PAGE: Grace & Beauty

  • Thanks so very much for the feature. I am so honoured that you have chosen the photo of my beautiful mother. Cheers, Carol

    – Carol Clifford

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellalmost 5 years ago

    You’re very welcome, Carol. She is a classic beauty!

  • gingermegs
    gingermegsalmost 5 years ago

    Such beautiful words. I needed a tissue. Certainly a beauty. Thank you so much for sharing with us. Mary

  • Thanks so much for the kind comments about my dear Mom. She was a beauty in so many ways.

    – Carol Clifford

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