Tag Archives: blessings

WE HAD TO SAY GOODBYE

I waited for the right moment. I chose the songs I had played in her hospital room. I sang my lyrics slowly and carefully so they could be understood. I felt tears falling around me as I sang. Continue reading

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YOU HAVE FLOWN

His life journey was diverging from mine as he moved down his own path. I smiled as I pictured a bird flying out of a nest. The momma bird was really happy because suddenly she had a lot more room to move – she had done her job well because her baby bird was flying off to a new life with wonderful possibilities. Continue reading

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INSIGHT TIMER RECORDING

Tomorrow, my recording will be broadcast to the people who signed up for Insight Timer’s 365-Day Playlist (55,000 subscribers). It is a very exciting for me! Continue reading

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YOUR SMILE, YOUR TOUCH

I love butterflies – they represent transformation in many different ways. Butterflies are a great metaphor for grief and healing. Continue reading

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MY FAIRYTALE LIFE

I named my post “My Fairytale Life” because it feels that way lately. On several occasions, I’ve had strangers come over to me and tell me I am shining and radiant with my big smile. Well – I love hearing that and have every reason to smile! Continue reading

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OPENING UP – PART 3

There was a line from Don Maclean’s song “American Pie” that always hit me strongly: “The day the music died.” For me, my music died for almost 30 years. I believe that explains my current passion for having my songs recorded. It is my way of keeping them alive, of having them live on. Continue reading

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OPENING UP – PART 2

My journey has taken me to such wonderful places. I smile because I hear such beautiful music wherever I am!
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LIFE IS ALL ABOUT DEPARTURES AND ARRIVALS

I am confident that today I am on a path going somewhere beautiful. I am exactly where I am supposed to be. Pathways cannot lead to dead ends when there is willingness to see forks in the road. Continue reading

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EVERYTHING HAS LED ME TO THIS PLACE

This “place” is where I am today is one where I am proud. I adore my children. And I’m amazed by the 50 songs I’ve composed and words I’ve written from my heart to share with the world. Continue reading

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I HOLD ON

I hold on to memories of how I once felt adored in my life – cherished by my parents and even by my former husband. Even though it was my choice to divorce after a long marriage, I am still experiencing a lot of grief. Continue reading

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