When God wanted to send a message to Moses, he used a burning bush. When my mother wanted to send a message to my sister and me, she sent a burning obituary. I think it’s fair to say we were more freaked by our sign than Moses ever was by his.
It happened the day of her funeral. We had gone to the funeral home to make sure she looked ok. Mom had spent a good deal of her last years on earth giving us very specific instructions about how she wanted to look at her funeral.
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