Tag Archives: Aging Parents

DON’T KNOW HOW I LIVED WITHOUT YOU – PART 2

I smiled remembering how I had argued with my father about hiring a companion for my mother. He was absolutely against it. Despite that, I found my strength to move forward to hire someone and that was when I found Miriam. Continue reading

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SET YOU FREE – PART 3

I had no idea when I wrote the lyrics, “I long for you to hold me” – it wasn’t just about my dad. There was a lot more to it . . . Continue reading

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WITH ME WHEN I WAS BORN

When I have a song that “grabs” and uplifts me, I feel like every day is my birthday. Continue reading

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THE SONGBIRD – PART 2

Music was her freedom. She never stopped singing and her songs became her prayers. With her songs she flew; each one gave her wings. Her heart soared with the gentle melodies and words that God had sent to heal her. As she healed in her tiny cage, she dreamt of flying and sharing her beautiful songs all over the world. She just knew that someday she would soar freely with joy and never live in a cage again. Continue reading

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I’M SOARING FREE

My eyes were closed but I grinned and said, “I guess if I enjoy the experience of being touched then I think I’ll need to get massages more often!” Continue reading

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WITH JOY WHEN I SING

For most of my life, I seldom opened up to share my true feelings with anyone. I was too busy raising my children and surviving grief. Continue reading

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YOU COMFORT ME

My mother might have died, but for a short while she came back to life again in my memories and heart. I have a lot of pictures to share here, old ones and new ones. I love how pictures can tell a story just like words can. Continue reading

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SUSAN’S MEMORIAL – PART 2

As I prepared myself to sing at the memorial, I hoped Susan could hear me. Continue reading

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SUSAN’S MEMORIAL – PART 1

I realize how blessed I was to know such an incredible woman. But sadly, I wish I had appreciated her more while she was still alive. I might be smiling on the outside, but inside I was crying. Continue reading

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REMEMBERING SUSAN – PART 4

When my good friend Susan died in late December, I was shocked. After her death, I went back to read all the messages she wrote me over the last five years. Continue reading

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