Category Archives: Healing and Hope

YOU ARE MY WINGS – PART 3

My “Wings” are:
1) the artistic and musical gifts I was born with. But, I have given a gift to myself by exploring them in any way I choose.
2) my vulnerability and willingness to open my heart.
3) the resulting beautiful connections I have made with other hearts that uplift and support me. Continue reading

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PEACEFUL AND INSPIRED-PART 3

Many times, the effort that is put into something goes into another unplanned direction that I believe can be just as worthy. Continue reading

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BESIDE ME ALWAYS – PART 5

Even though it’s been three decades, I kept my promise to Jason. At his funeral I announced tearfully, “I will keep his memory alive!”
Jason is very much a part of my music and songs. When I sing, I feel spiritually connected to him. Continue reading

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SPRING THAWED MY PAIN

Seasonal change has inspired many songs and paintings for me. This past fall held many challenges for me and I honestly felt like my last blog post was a downer. But my song title of “Autumn Hope” perfectly described my beautiful catharsis. As the smell of blossoms surround me this spring, I’m grateful for so much in my life. Continue reading

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AUTUMN HOPE

I was elated when I heard a new song forming. Exquisite guitar passages enveloped me and my heart swelled with joy. Just when I needed something to pull me through, this new music appeared! Continue reading

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CAN I KEEP THEM FOREVER?

When I found healing decades later, I was able to embrace my sad memories and discover insights from them. Continue reading

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LEMON TREE

My story about the overgrown lemon tree in my backyard does not carry a song. It does, however, accompany a painting that I finished last week. Continue reading

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THERE ARE NO WORDS

It turned out there were words for me to find and I’m really glad I could finally write something today for this blog. Anything that can pierce the numbness inside of me feels worth writing about, even if it is as simple as a visit with my daughter at the park. Continue reading

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HEALING SONG – PART 3

I was excited to record my guitar on my patio for this post. My music continues to heal me. Continue reading

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SOMEONE TO LOVE YOU – PART 3

Beyond the love I have for my children, I am practicing self-love. My devotion to following my passion is a gift I have given myself. I am overjoyed that my songs and words have comforted and touched so many people. I have found my way home because of music. The love in my heart takes me there. Continue reading

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