Here’s a picture of The Mom when she was two years old:
She turned 2… 48 years ago today!!! So you can see why she’s feeling unpleasant. She’s actually one day younger than the MOM of one of the people on our Friends page.
Since it’s Lent, here’s another (more recent) picture of her being “refined by fire”…
“Even to your old age and gray hairs, I am He, I am He who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.” (Isa. 46:4)