Category Archives: Healing and Hope

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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AMAZED AT WHERE I AM TODAY – PART 2

Healing is not objective – it’s really subjective and I’ve decided that I’m healed. Doctors told me, “It’s incurable and people never get better.” That’s what I’ve heard. If I want to, I can feel that I have dry eyes some days – I do. But I don’t go to that place. I go to the place that I’ve healed from the suffering and I have a life back. Same thing with grief. Continue reading

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MY ADVENTURE IN COSTA RICA – PART 2

For this second story about my vacation to Costa Rica, my pictures only slightly capture the wild excitement I experienced! Continue reading

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MY ADVENTURE IN COSTA RICA – PART 1

My nine-day adventure to Costa Rica was absolutely wonderful. My post will serve as a lovely way for me to hold onto sweet memories. Continue reading

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LOVE LIVES ON

I hung up the phone and couldn’t believe it. This was truly a door opening in my life. I hadn’t imagined that it would appear like it did – just at a perfect time. Continue reading

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LOVE MY REMEDY

This past week, I went away for two nights to the mountains to escape. It’s been over a month since I’ve written for my blog. I can admit that I’ve been struggling a bit. Continue reading

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I WILL SHINE – PART 1

Last week, I participated in a short video documentary about dry eyes. Before the evening show where I’d be filmed, I asked a good friend whether to have my hair and makeup done professionally.” My friend said, “GO! Do it!!” Continue reading

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THE KEY – PART 2

I am thankful I found a key that allowed me to live without suffering as I did for decades after the death of my son. Music was certainly one of the most magnificent keys that helped me to heal. Continue reading

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EVERY SEASON – PART 2

When I wrote “Every Season” in 2011, it helped me to express my lingering sadness. My line of “my sadness will always be” is still true for me. Saying that I’ve “healed” from deep grief doesn’t mean I am not sad remembering the child I loved who died. Continue reading

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A ROAD PAVED IN GOLD

I have been on my journey of insight now for six years. Envisioning a road paved in gold sounded rich and dazzling. I’ve often focused on all the diversions, valleys and potholes I’ve stumbled into. Continue reading

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