Tag Archives: friendship and grief

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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SEEING YOU SOMEDAY

If my song comforts another person, I always feel blessed. Continue reading

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YOUR HAND WAS THE ONE HOLDING MINE

Life was getting difficult for me. My eyes hurt. It seemed that everything about my eye condition had accelerated. Continue reading

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HARMONY, FRIENDSHIP, AND COMFORT, PART 2

During the time I was in high school, I was looking for a best friend. My experience of being hurt by Elena was the beginning of a very slow process. The realization that it wasn’t something that was realistic didn’t come to me until far later in my life. While I was in the choir, I learned the joy of becoming part of a larger circle of friends. Continue reading

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HARMONY, FRIENDSHIP, AND COMFORT, PART 1

I am sharing correspondence between my high school choir teacher, Frankie Nobert. There is also a message to my friend, Amélie. Twenty years after high school, Amélie, Frankie, and I began to have annual lunches. It was a wonderful opportunity to reconnect with the teacher I worshipped in high school. I will share her story and insights about life someday. Continue reading

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AN ATTACHMENT FOREVER

I want to share the attachments of our love. She might be gone, but love never dies. I have learned that from Jason.

My story will follow later on, because the attachments are what tell the deeper story.

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