Just like nothing can stand in for motherly love, nothing hurts like losing your mom. Not only do we lose unconditional love, endless advice, warm arms, and kind smiles, but we also lose our pillar of support.
When my mother died, there was really nothing that could console me. The grief I felt then might have subsided, but it never disappeared. I’ll always feel that there’s an important piece of me missing.
There’s a club of dead mothers, and we can’t be in it until we’re in it. Those who don’t know the pain of losing a mother can never know our inner turmoil. Even those who do can’t always offer solace. However, sometimes, words can help us heal. So here are the most comforting quotes about missing mom that might ease the pain.
26 Most Heart-Wrenching Quotes About Missing Mom
Quotes About Missing Mom That Might Ease the Grief
#1. “You were my home, mother. I have no other home than you.” — Janet Fitch
#2. “I miss having you share the feelings that linger deep within my soul; there is an emptiness there where you once were. I miss you saying, ‘This is my daughter,’ and the look of pride you held with each word spoken.” ― Millie P. Lorenz
#3. “For every flower that I place on your grave, I think of all those things you did to make my life as beautiful and fragrant as a bed of flowers. I miss you, mom.” ― Anonymous
#4. “Whenever I am missing you, mom, I also remember how fortunate I was that you were in my life. I wouldn’t trade those moments for the world.” — Cindy Adkins
#5. “I would give up my own life just for the chance to meet you again, give you a hug, and tell you how much I love you. I miss you, mom.” ― Anonymous
#6. “I wish I had the power to take back every pain, worry, and hurt that I ever gave you. I wish that I could just undo all the moments that made you blue. I miss you, mom.” ― Anonymous
#7. “I miss the warmth of your gentle hug and the love I felt when your arms were wrapped around me. I miss seeing your beautiful smile and the sound of your voice saying my name. I miss hearing you say, ‘I love you,’ and me saying, ‘I love you’ in return.” ― Millie P. Lorenz
Quotes About Missing Mom That Provide Comfort
#8. “When you were alive, your presence taught me to live life in the moment without waiting for tomorrow. But after your death, your absence has taught me to live life like there is no tomorrow. I miss you.” ― Anonymous
#9. “Mourning was just another word in the dictionary. But after your death, it has become a way of life for me.” ― Anonymous
#10. “I’ve always wished for a guardian angel who would look over me from the Heavens above. I never knew you’d go all out to make my wish come true. I miss you, mom.” ― Anonymous
#11. “Those we love don’t go away — they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed, and held so dear.” ― Anonymous
#12. “A mother’s love is always with her children. Losing a mother is one of the deepest sorrows a heart can know. But her goodness, her caring, and her wisdom live on — like a legacy of love that will always be with you. May that love surround you now and bring you peace.” ― Anonymous
#13. “I truly never learned what the words ‘I miss you’ were until I reached for my mom’s hand, and it wasn’t there.” ― Anonymous
#14. “Death thinks it can take you away from me. But it doesn’t know you will always live in my memory. I miss you.” ― Anonymous
#15. “Love as powerful as your mother’s
for you leaves its own mark.
To have been loved so deeply,
even though the person who loved us is gone,
will give us some protection forever.”
― J. K. Rowling
#16. “You don’t go around grieving all the time, but the grief is still there and always will be.” ― Nigella Lawson
Every Loss Hurts, But Nothing Guts You Like Losing Your Mom
#17. “There is something about losing a mother that is permanent and inexpressible ― a wound that will never quite heal.” ― Susan Wiggs
#18. “Mom, I am missing you today, but I know that you will always be with me in my heart.” ― Karen Kostyla
#19. “Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. I love you beyond words and miss you beyond measure.” ― Renee Wood
#20. “My mom was a never-ending song in my heart of comfort, happiness, and being. I may sometimes forget the words, but I always remember the tune.” ― Graycie Harmon
#21. “There are few things more lonely than a celebration without your mother.” ― Anonymous
#22. “In life, we loved you dearly, and in death, we love you still. In our hearts, you hold a place no one else will ever fill.” ― Anonymous
#23. “When death takes your mother, it steals that word forever.” ― Mitch Albom
#24. “The world changes from year to year, our lives from day to day, but the love and memory of you shall never pass away.” ― Anonymous
#25. “The simple and bitter truth is ― you grieve for your mother as long as you live.” ― Narin Grewal
#26. “Mom, now I know why you always told me to be strong. You knew that one day, I would need the strength to bear your loss.” ― Anonymous
Although it’s inevitable, we can never prepare ourselves for losing our moms. Once the pain, grief, and anguish hit you, getting over it seems impossible. But it isn’t. Losing your mom hurts, and you’ll always carry that pain with you, but with time, you’ll start smiling when you remember your mom instead of shedding tears. I hope that time comes quickly, and these words comfort you.