The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse I ve never been close with my fatherEven though I m his only child We were both held together by my mother the warm dancing flame attracting the quiet moths Dad was always on the other side of the s

  • Title: The Lighthouse
  • Author: Mary Schramski
  • ISBN: 9780373880690
  • Page: 215
  • Format: Paperback
  • I ve never been close with my fatherEven though I m his only child We were both held together by my mother, the warm, dancing flame attracting the quiet moths Dad was always on the other side of the sun I could never reach him.Now Mom s gone It s Christmas And my unapproachable father is chasing a wild, crazy, impossible dream He s putting everything he has into rI ve never been close with my fatherEven though I m his only child We were both held together by my mother, the warm, dancing flame attracting the quiet moths Dad was always on the other side of the sun I could never reach him.Now Mom s gone It s Christmas And my unapproachable father is chasing a wild, crazy, impossible dream He s putting everything he has into restoring an old, abandoned lighthouse that Mom loved Yet, after a while, something about restoring the landmark started to make sense Because in the glow of that beacon, a wife and mother was not gone, but instead was showing her two most treasured people the way toward peace.

    One thought on “The Lighthouse”

    1. I've read other "Mary Schramski" novels and I felt she could have done a much better job writing this one. I gave it a lower rating because in comparison to her other work, this one lacked pizazz.From back cover:"I've never been close with my fatherEven though I'm his only child. We were both held together by my mother, the warm, dancing flame attracting the quiet moths. Dad was always on the other side of the sun; I could never reach him.Now Mom's gone. It's Christmas. And my unapproachable fat [...]

    2. This is a touching story of a young woman trying to get close to her father after the death of her mother. It's been a while but she goes home to celebrate Christmas with her father. Death affects us all differently and we all have different family dynamics so this is one author's development of what happens after a loved one dies.

    3. This book makes you think about life and what is important. Take each moment and savor it because things constantly change and we lose the people we love the most. Have a kleenex box handy.

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