Tag Archives: Aging Parents

YOU WERE THERE – PART 5

When I listen to my song I can feel my mother hugging me. Continue reading

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REMEMBERING SUSAN – PART 3

In two days it will be the 4th anniversary of my blog. I celebrate four amazing years where my life completely turned around! Continue reading

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REMEMBERING SUSAN – PART 2

Susan’s messages tell my story in a beautiful way and I will never forget her wisdom and love. Continue reading

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REMEMBERING SUSAN – PART 1

I will be playing a song with my guitar to honor Susan at the memorial service. It’s going to be hard for me to sing without crying. Continue reading

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DO NOT SUCCUMB-PART 2

Sometimes I miss is the deep love I received from my parents. No one loves us like our mother and father. But I feel them with me and just because they’ve died, I still feel important and valuable. Their love hasn’t died!” Continue reading

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WHEN FALL WOULD COME, FOR YEARS I WAS NUMB

I decided that even though on the surface I appeared peaceful, I was also quite numb. Despite the fogginess of vision that I found discouraging, there was no end to beauty and inspiration in my life. Performing required a great deal of courage for me. It was time to see if I could take off the mask . . . Continue reading

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MY MOTHER, MY SONG

In Hebrew, my mother’s name Shirley means my song. My mother was an exquisite song in my life. She is a magnificent melody that I will continue humming until the day I die.
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ONE DAY, YOUR PAIN WILL GO AWAY – PART 2

I was so relieved that my mother’s suffering was finally over. Music was God’s gift to lift me up. Today, God was with my mother and me. Continue reading

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ONE DAY, YOUR PAIN WILL GO AWAY – PART 1

I had prayed my mother would die in her sleep. This was the same horror show I saw when my father died. Why, why, why? Why does a person have to suffer dying when there are such humane alternatives? Continue reading

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YOU WERE THERE – PART 4

I was so blessed to be with her and help her to the light. It was so amazing and beautiful that I feel inspired, rather than sad. My mother loved me so much and knew that I was with her until the very end. I was singing a song right into her ear and when I sang the last word – she opened her eyes, sighed and let go. Continue reading

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