Tag Archives: healing from grief

AT THIS VERY MOMENT

I celebrate many things. At the top of my list is my health. I can see well enough to drive, paint and play tennis. I can sing my heart out to a loving audience anytime I want to. I have amazing children whom I adore. All three are close to me, despite the physical distance with two of them. My deceased son, Jason, continues to live on in my music and songs. Continue reading

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My Podcast: Beside Me Always, Grief 2 Growth

I hope my story will help anyone navigating grief to hang on to hope. Continue reading

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CAN I KEEP THEM FOREVER?

When I found healing decades later, I was able to embrace my sad memories and discover insights from them. Continue reading

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LEMON TREE

My story about the overgrown lemon tree in my backyard does not carry a song. It does, however, accompany a painting that I finished last week. 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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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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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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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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