Category Archives: Grief Stories

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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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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SOMETIMES THERE ARE NO WORDS – PART 3

There are no words to describe the love I feel for my children. And there truly are no words that adequately describe the pain of losing a child. Continue reading

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BYE, BYE, ZOMBIELAND – PART 2

Zombieland represented the many years I plodded through life in a way that was “deadened.” Even though I was healing when I wrote the first part of this story, I really had no idea what was ahead for me. Zombieland is very far behind me now because I completely turned my life around. I am alive! And very grateful for every minute of my life. Continue reading

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ANGEL IN THE SKY – PART 2

My child, Jason, has been gone now for twenty-two years. I see his absence as sad, but my “angel in the sky” has never left me. The message that continues to ring true for me and that I can share is: I have survived the worst part of my loss. And I have achieved happiness that I never believed was possible after losing my son. Continue reading

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FOR THOSE WHO SUFFER

I am always honest with my songs. After my son died, I was certain I’d never sing again. Continue reading

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HOW IT FELT WHEN YOU WENT AWAY – PART 2

I had two “anniversaries of the heart” this week. Monday was the day my father died and today is Jason’s birthday. Continue reading

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MY DOUBT IS SOMETHING I CANNOT DENY

My newest song is dedicated to many special people in my life. At this moment, I am praying for my friend, Magda G. who suffers dreadfully with multiple sclerosis and for Marilyn B. who is my inspiration as she fights multiple myeloma. Continue reading

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SEEING YOU SOMEDAY

If my song comforts another person, I always feel blessed. Continue reading

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I DIDN’T JUST SURVIVE

When I was grieving, the prospect of ever feeling any kind of joy again in life seemed impossible, remote and unbelievable. Continue reading

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