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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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EVERY SEASON – PART 3

Yesterday was Jason’s birthday. He only lived five years, but he remains forever in my heart. 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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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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SOMEONE TO LOVE YOU – PART 2

I wrote a song just about three days ago. It’s the only thing I can hear. So I’m going to play it. When I heard the music to it – it was a love song, for sure. And I haven’t had a romantic relationship in so long. How could I write a love song? So I did! I wrote a love song to my children because I love them so much. Continue reading

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SOMEONE TO LOVE YOU – PART 1

I know that this was what my parents wanted for me, which also makes me cry. Continue reading

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