New Book Is a Daughter’s Tribute to Her Beloved Mother

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Author Terressa Kennedy has compiled her mother’s faith-impelled poetry in ‘My Mother Smiled Down from Heaven Today’

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To lose a loved one is one of the most painful things a person can go through, and it is always important to put things in perspective and remember the good times, lest the grief consumes one’s life. In “My Mother Smiled Down from Heaven Today” (published by Xlibris) author Terressa Kennedy honors her mother’s memory by publishing a beautiful collection of poems her mother wrote.

“My Mother Smiled Down from Heaven Today” is a daughters touching tribute to her beloved mother. This enthralling collection of poetry was written by Terressa’s mother throughout her lifetime prior to her death in 2003. Her inspiration came from the sermons she heard in church services they attended together. The poems found in this book cover various topics mentioned in the Bible in a very unique and entertaining way.

It is a very refreshing, uplifting and sometimes humorous collection of poetry that preaches the messages of the Bible at the same time. “My Mother Smiled Down from Heaven Today” is a great read for believers everywhere.

“My Mother Smiled Down from Heaven Today”
By Terressa Kennedy
Hardcover | 5.5x8.5in | 72 pages | ISBN 9781499013733
Softcover | 5.5x8.5in | 72 pages | ISBN 9781499013757
E-Book | 72 pages | ISBN 9781499014402
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Terressa Kennedy currently resides in the Houston area. Her book, “My Mother Smiled Down From Heaven Today,” is a collection of poetry written by her mother during her lifetime. On April 3, 2003, her mother lost her three year battle to Inflammatory Breast Cancer, but not before passing these treasures on to the one person who cared for her throughout it all, her daughter. Kennedy says she plans to donate a portion of all profits from the sale of the book to Operation Gratitude, as well as the Green Beans Coffee Company for their Cup of Joe for a Joe program for the programs they provide to service members, veterans and their families. She is currently working on the composition of other writings as well as the promotion of various works of art left to her by her mother.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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