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I WISH SOMEHOW I COULD FLY

Depression feels like a whirlpool that is hard to swim out of. I will not drown as long as I can breathe. It’s just very tiring. I once looked forward to speaking publicly and singing, but now it seems almost impossible. I want to “stay safe.” Continue reading

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I HOLD ON

I hold on to memories of how I once felt adored in my life – cherished by my parents and even by my former husband. Even though it was my choice to divorce after a long marriage, I am still experiencing a lot of grief. Continue reading

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THE SONGBIRD – PART 2

Music was her freedom. She never stopped singing and her songs became her prayers. With her songs she flew; each one gave her wings. Her heart soared with the gentle melodies and words that God had sent to heal her. As she healed in her tiny cage, she dreamt of flying and sharing her beautiful songs all over the world. She just knew that someday she would soar freely with joy and never live in a cage again. Continue reading

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FAR FROM PAIN

I began to sing and I could still feel my mother’s hug. I was peaceful and taken to a place far away from all of my pain. Continue reading

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I SEE A RAINBOW THROUGH MY TEARS

The rainbow through my tears was something I had seen before. It was important for me to remember that even if I wasn’t seeing it at the moment. Continue reading

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DO NOT SUCCUMB-PART 2

Sometimes I miss is the deep love I received from my parents. No one loves us like our mother and father. But I feel them with me and just because they’ve died, I still feel important and valuable. Their love hasn’t died!” Continue reading

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MY SONG GARDEN

I am a passionate songwriter. I love expressing myself with words, and writing about my life has healed so much of my pain. For some reason, by sharing my intimate feelings I feel connected to other people. I am never lonely anymore. Continue reading

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SOMEWHERE I CAN’T SEE

When I sing my song, I am reminded of god’s love, because I have been blessed by inspirational music to help me. But most importantly, when I sing my song I am reminded that self-love is the answer. I won’t drown in misery! Continue reading

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MUSIC SAVED ME-PART 2

The concept of “being saved” did sound a little desperate. It made me think of circumstances such as being saved from drowning or a fire – of saving one’s life. I mulled over some alternate lyric choices for my song, such as: my music freed me or my music changed me. I had to go with my music saving me – especially now. Continue reading

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THE SONGBIRD – PART 1

Now she could dream about flying and she was joyful. As she prepared herself to soar, or maybe even plummet, she had certainty about where she would be flying. She planned to fly to a destination where she could share her blessing of hope. Her message was how it was possible to sing again and to fly even when life held heartbreak. It didn’t matter anymore to her if she fell, because she had already flown so far in her dreams. Continue reading

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