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A LONG TIME AGO, I FELT HOPELESS

I believe everyone has his or her own lonely path to follow with grief. I consider it to be a lifelong journey that led me somewhere else; never back to the place I was in before it happened. I used to mourn that, but now I accept it. Continue reading

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EVERY SEASON – PART 3

Yesterday was Jason’s birthday. He only lived five years, but he remains forever in my heart. Continue reading

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EVERY SEASON – PART 2

When I wrote “Every Season” in 2011, it helped me to express my lingering sadness. My line of “my sadness will always be” is still true for me. Saying that I’ve “healed” from deep grief doesn’t mean I am not sad remembering the child I loved who died. Continue reading

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IT’S NOT FOREVER – PART 3

To be honest, I did not expect to write a “Part 3” about this song. But just last week, I received an amazing message that I really wanted to share with this story. Continue reading

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IT’S NOT FOREVER – PART 2

Who is carrying me? I have many interpretations for those words. A long time ago I was certain I would grieve forever. I’m not sure how I found my way out of Hell; I must have been carried. Continue reading

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IT’S NOT FOREVER – PART 1

When my child died, I buried him and part of me died, too. I wanted to crawl into his coffin to be with him. The years that buried me are over now because I found a way to dig myself out. And when I did, I realized that Jason had never left me. Continue reading

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WHEN LIFE HOLDS PAIN

I lit a candle to remember my mother on the anniversary of her death one year ago. Continue reading

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YOU UPLIFT, YOU ARE MY GIFT

Feel my hug always. You will live on for me in my songs. I especially feel you in “Never Gone Away.” I want to see your smile so that it will be frozen in my mind and embedded in my heart. Continue reading

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MY SOUL I WOULD RESTORE – PART 1

My trip to Yosemite in the winter was fantastic and during the day the sun was shining and warm. I would be meeting Sandra Callahan in Yosemite. How amazing it was that I was taking a trip I never expected in order to meet a fellow blogger! Continue reading

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I KNEW I’D BE OKAY – PART 2

I was so relieved that things had improved so much because of my own courage and inclination. It had been such a wondrous day, filled with improvement in so many ways. Perhaps this was the rainbow through my tears after all! Continue reading

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