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IT’S NOT FOREVER – PART 1

When my child died, I buried him and part of me died, too. I wanted to crawl into his coffin to be with him. The years that buried me are over now because I found a way to dig myself out. And when I did, I realized that Jason had never left me. Continue reading

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BYE, BYE, ZOMBIELAND – PART 2

Zombieland represented the many years I plodded through life in a way that was “deadened.” Even though I was healing when I wrote the first part of this story, I really had no idea what was ahead for me. Zombieland is very far behind me now because I completely turned my life around. I am alive! And very grateful for every minute of my life. Continue reading

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IN EVERY SMILE

Whenever I can make a difference in my childrens’ lives – it is like “living on.” Those lessons will always be there to remind them of my love, even when I’m not. Continue reading

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ONE DAY I’LL BE GONE

I loved what a friend of mine said about my new song. He said, “I think it’s great how you can write about something that many people think about, but are afraid to say.” Continue reading

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ANGEL IN THE SKY – PART 2

My child, Jason, has been gone now for twenty-two years. I see his absence as sad, but my “angel in the sky” has never left me. The message that continues to ring true for me and that I can share is: I have survived the worst part of my loss. And I have achieved happiness that I never believed was possible after losing my son. Continue reading

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MY LOVELY LIGHT

Today is the twenty-second anniversary of Jason’s death. He died at the age of five on October 6, 1992. Continue reading

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MY JOURNEY IN SIGHT – PART 8

No one can understand how bad the pain of dry eyes can be unless they have experienced it. We have more nerves in our eyes than anywhere else in our bodies. Continue reading

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HOW IT FELT WHEN YOU WENT AWAY – PART 2

I had two “anniversaries of the heart” this week. Monday was the day my father died and today is Jason’s birthday. Continue reading

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YOU TRULY ARE MY BUTTERFLY

I no longer see my children as a means of healing my broken heart. I want to see them fly like butterflies! Their transformation has been gradual but tremendous. Continue reading

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YOU WHISPER IN MY EAR TO HEAL

This past weekend, I composed a song that is so beautiful I am simply stunned by it. I am thankful for music that heals me while going during a difficult time with my eyesight. Continue reading

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