My day was busy and filled with art, writing and music. Life was wonderful and at the end of the day I had an appointment at the recording studio where I planned to record a story for my audio book.


I spent most of my day preparing myself to record the most painful story – the one about Jason and his death. Although I had done a moving recording a month earlier, I knew I could do much better now that my speaking voice had improved.


Reading my own words for Jason’s story was always emotional for me. This time I allowed myself to express all of those emotions. As I read my own words, I recalled every moment vividly. I was transported back in time and soon my throat muscles began to contract and I was shaking.


I took many deep breaths and repeated sentences when I could barely choke out the words.


When I was finished, I knew that I was not truly done. I still needed to listen to my own recording and edit it.


The next morning, I did that. My eyes were watering throughout my day and I felt drained. But I knew that what I had done was special. There was probably no human that could listen to my spoken words without being moved. 




Clicking the blue links below will play my song:

Beside Me Always Arrangement 2018

Beside Me Always Acoustic 1-6-18 Copyright 2018 by Unger

Beside Me Always Meditation Song

Beside Me Always Arrangement 2015







Copyright 2015 by Judy Unger

I’ll search the shrouded darkness

Wanting you and nothing less

Seems my whole life I’ve waited

In darkness that was fated

I’ll live within my broken heart

Littered with your unfinished start

All the memories leave me haunted

You’re all I’ve ever wanted

When my tears are flowing

and I’m not sure where I’m going

I feel you love, then you’re beside me always

in the breeze that’s blowing

You surround me in a breeze that’s blowing

I know that I will still exist

longing for the soul I’ve kissed

I dream of you in a distant sky

the breeze, it comforts while I cry

I hear you tell me, “When your tears are flowing

and you’re not sure where you’re going

Just feel my love, I’m beside you always

in the breeze that’s blowing, I’ll surround you

in the breeze that’s blowing; I’ll surround you

in the breeze that’s blowing

I’m always beside you”

© Judy Unger and 2011. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Judy Unger with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

About Judy

I'm an illustrator by profession. At this juncture in my life, I am pursuing my dream of writing and composing music. Every day of my life is precious!
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