Author Archives: Judy

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!

YOU HAVE FLOWN

His life journey was diverging from mine as he moved down his own path. I smiled as I pictured a bird flying out of a nest. The momma bird was really happy because suddenly she had a lot more room to move – she had done her job well because her baby bird was flying off to a new life with wonderful possibilities. Continue reading

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ANGEL IN THE SKY – PART 4

Today it is 25 years since the horrible day when I saw my child dead on October 6, 1992. I will never forget that image or the trauma. But all these years later, I am peaceful. Continue reading

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PEACEFUL AND INSPIRED-PART 2

Our time together and this memory was something we would carry with us for the rest of our lives. And when I came home I was ready to get right back where I left off – creating new musical arrangements and singing my heart out. Continue reading

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MY SHINING STAR-PART 2

One day, I found my dream again. Even though I have tears when I imagine the dream of how I wished my son had lived, I am grateful for my love for him. He fuels my heart with joy when I create the music that I love. Continue reading

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INSIGHT TIMER RECORDING

Tomorrow, my recording will be broadcast to the people who signed up for Insight Timer’s 365-Day Playlist (55,000 subscribers). It is a very exciting for me! Continue reading

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A LONG TIME AGO, I FELT HOPELESS

I believe everyone has his or her own lonely path to follow with grief. I consider it to be a lifelong journey that led me somewhere else; never back to the place I was in before it happened. I used to mourn that, but now I accept it. Continue reading

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EVERY SEASON – PART 3

Yesterday was Jason’s birthday. He only lived five years, but he remains forever in my heart. Continue reading

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YOUR SMILE, YOUR TOUCH

I love butterflies – they represent transformation in many different ways. Butterflies are a great metaphor for grief and healing. Continue reading

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MY FAIRYTALE LIFE

I named my post “My Fairytale Life” because it feels that way lately. On several occasions, I’ve had strangers come over to me and tell me I am shining and radiant with my big smile. Well – I love hearing that and have every reason to smile! Continue reading

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OPENING UP – PART 3

There was a line from Don Maclean’s song “American Pie” that always hit me strongly: “The day the music died.” For me, my music died for almost 30 years. I believe that explains my current passion for having my songs recorded. It is my way of keeping them alive, of having them live on. Continue reading

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