Tag Archives: grief

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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I LONG TO ESCAPE

I couldn’t believe that I had ended up in this situation all because of slipping while hiking. My glorious dream of walking again in the sunshine would just have to wait a little longer. 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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TAKE ME AWAY – PART 3

Last week I began recording my new instrumental late at night. The serenity of recording at 4 a.m. is amazing. It is also hard work and sometimes my hand becomes numb. I have to stop and shake it out for a few minutes because I can’t feel it. 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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HOPE CAME WITH THE RAINBOW

I close my eyes, and concentrate on dispelling worry and fear. Nothing is more beautiful than for me to continue following my dream. I don’t need anything else. Continue reading

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HEAVENLY HEALING MEDITATION SONGS

Today marks twenty-six years since my 5-year-old son Jason died. I will always miss him, but he lives on in my music. Continue reading

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MY SHINING STAR-PART 3

I won’t let the musical magic in my life die. Pursuing my dream was never about making money. It was and still is about helping people heal as I share my heart. Continue reading

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YOU’RE BESIDE ME

When my book became available two days before Mother’s Day, I eagerly shared the news. And then the reality of it all hit me. I put my head down on my desk and cried. They were tears of sorrow, tears of joy, and tears of healing. 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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