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NO ORDINARY PRINCESS – PART 1

Seeing myself as a Princess allowed me to write feelings I might not have been able to express in any other way. Unfortunately, there is a dark side to my Princess metaphor – the Dragon. 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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I’M SOARING FREE

My eyes were closed but I grinned and said, “I guess if I enjoy the experience of being touched then I think I’ll need to get massages more often!” Continue reading

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WITH JOY WHEN I SING

For most of my life, I seldom opened up to share my true feelings with anyone. I was too busy raising my children and surviving grief. Continue reading

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LAUGHTER AND TEARS – PART 3

My song “Laughter & Tears” heals me because it takes me away from analyzing my pain and focusing on the loss. Instead of judging my feelings and looking at mistakes, my lyrics are a way to view my former marriage in a beautiful way – I see it as a collage of memories. Continue reading

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I STILL REMEMBER – PART 1

I received a call from my lawyer. My divorce was final. It was a big moment. Continue reading

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THE DOOR – PART 3

When I composed “The Door” in 2012, my song felt like it was a huge secret. The fact that I was miserable in my marriage was not a secret to people whom I was close with. But finding the courage to divorce was overwhelming and my song helped to guide me. My husband never expected I would leave and my secret ate away at my insides. Continue reading

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT

In order to better deal with PSTD, I have begun to acknowledge many things that previously I have shoved back down. Continue reading

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I’M CRYING WHILE I’M DREAMING

In many dreams my mother appeared to me. We were holding hands and laughing, and then suddenly she died. Each time it happened in a different way. Continue reading

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HOW WE DON’T CARE – PART 2

It was my music and songs that caused my heart to stir again with feeling. And when my parents faded from my life, I did not want to accept numbness anymore. My children did not require, nor benefit from my constant devotion either. It was the discovery of my self-worth that gave me the courage to change my life. Continue reading

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