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LOVE LIVES ON

I hung up the phone and couldn’t believe it. This was truly a door opening in my life. I hadn’t imagined that it would appear like it did – just at a perfect time. Continue reading

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HOW IT FELT WHEN YOU WENT AWAY – PART 2

I had two “anniversaries of the heart” this week. Monday was the day my father died and today is Jason’s birthday. Continue reading

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NEVER GONE AWAY – PART TWO

I know that soon you will leave me
how will I ever say goodbye?
there’s so much you’ve left me
I’ll try hard not to cry Continue reading

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YOU’LL TOUCH SO MANY OTHERS

I never imagined what my future held; that the young girl who cared for my sick cardiac child would be calling me all these years later. Then Lupe said that it was important for me to know that Jason had definitely affected her life. I choked on my tears when she said, “Judy, there was something so special about Jason and I will never forget him.” Continue reading

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HOW CAN MY HEART EVER HEAL?

I wrote a poem called “The Ache in My Heart.” It was written four years into my bereavement, at a time when I had little hope of ever feeling better. The last line of my poem was, “How can my heart ever heal – when it continues to bleed?” I began to heal when I changed my thought process. I had to actually believe that healing was possible. Continue reading

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