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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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MEMORY OF LOVE – PART 3

The feelings brought up by this were familiar ones. I was never religious the way my mother wanted me to be and I felt badly that I disappointed her. The fact that she was gone didn’t change that.
Miriam held my hands and looked into my teary eyes and told me, “Judy, you were there for your mom while she was alive. Everyone at the nursing home was amazed by your love and devotion. Did you know they still remember you and always ask me how you are doing?” Continue reading

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I STOPPED ASKING WHY

I made the decision this week, to participate in a video interview related to living with dry eyes. 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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MEMORY OF LOVE – PART 2

It took a lot of bravery to experience watching my mother decline. I have so many lovely memories. They are the ones that help me overcome my grief and sadness. Continue reading

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IT’S NOT FOREVER – PART 3

To be honest, I did not expect to write a “Part 3” about this song. But just last week, I received an amazing message that I really wanted to share with this story. Continue reading

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IT’S NOT FOREVER – PART 2

Who is carrying me? I have many interpretations for those words. A long time ago I was certain I would grieve forever. I’m not sure how I found my way out of Hell; I must have been carried. Continue reading

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ALABASTER SEASHELL-PART 2

Alabaster Seashell is one of my favorite songs. It has such a mystical quality, with descriptive words and eerie music. Continue reading

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