Tag Archives: Friendship

CLOSE TO MY HEART

My blessings overwhelm me. I find myself whispering this: Thank you, God, for my wonderful children – for my beautiful music and songs – for my continued healing. Despite having an avulsion fracture on top of my broken fibula – I am going to be okay. Continue reading

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WINGS TO FLY

What I suffered through I won’t forget.
Pain that made me cry, gave me wings to fly Continue reading

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IT’S OKAY TO CRY AWHILE

I was listening to my song “In Every Smile.” Even though I sang those words to my children, I heard my parents saying those words to me. Despite the hot pain throbbing on both sides of my ankle, I kept going. I thought about my mother and father and I heard their comforting voices. I could feel their presence; they were on either side, holding me up. Continue reading

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IN THE PAST – PART 2

My journey is not about where I will go. My past is behind me and my dreams are right in front of me. Continue reading

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HANG ON – PART 3

I am blessed with incredible friends. When a good friend would visit, I was distracted from sobbing my heart out. All the visits, meals, gifts, flowers, love and kindness were beyond anything I could have ever imagined.
In a few days, I will go back to see the foot doctor. I am praying and anticipating that I’ll be allowed to take my first steps again.
It’s all about those baby steps . . . Continue reading

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MY COUSIN, DEBBIE

I am going to miss you and your sweet smile, dear Debbie. Continue reading

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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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ANGEL IN THE SKY – PART 4

Today it is 25 years since the horrible day when I saw my child dead on October 6, 1992. I will never forget that image or the trauma. But all these years later, I am peaceful. Continue reading

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PEACEFUL AND INSPIRED-PART 2

Our time together and this memory was something we would carry with us for the rest of our lives. And when I came home I was ready to get right back where I left off – creating new musical arrangements and singing my heart out. 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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