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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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LOVE LIVES ON

I hung up the phone and couldn’t believe it. This was truly a door opening in my life. I hadn’t imagined that it would appear like it did – just at a perfect time. Continue reading

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THE KEY – PART 2

I am thankful I found a key that allowed me to live without suffering as I did for decades after the death of my son. Music was certainly one of the most magnificent keys that helped me to heal. 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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IMPRISONED BY GRIEF AND MY KEY

I did not expect I’d ever be freed from my prison of grief. But one day I found a key that opened a door, which led me back to the world outside. I was thankful for that key, but It held a mystery; where did it come from? Continue reading

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SOMETIMES THERE ARE NO WORDS – PART 3

There are no words to describe the love I feel for my children. And there truly are no words that adequately describe the pain of losing a child. Continue reading

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I REMEMBER SO WELL

I share my grief experience to promote understanding, not pity. Whenever I’ve released my feelings, whether through singing or speaking – I’ve found peacefulness and comfort. Continue reading

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ANGEL IN THE SKY – PART 3

“Gone for years and I still cry – don’t you know, my love just didn’t die.”
So many of my songs are inspired by the child I had that never had a chance to grow up. Continue reading

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