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MY SHINING STAR-PART 2

One day, I found my dream again. Even though I have tears when I imagine the dream of how I wished my son had lived, I am grateful for my love for him. He fuels my heart with joy when I create the music that I love. Continue reading

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WONDER WHY – PART 1

When I wrote my newest song “Wonder Why,” all I could think of was what my friend, Magda goes through on a daily basis because of MS. She is such a kind and loving person. I’m amazed at her faith in God, as well. Continue reading

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FOR THOSE WHO SUFFER

I am always honest with my songs. After my son died, I was certain I’d never sing again. Continue reading

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MY DOUBT IS SOMETHING I CANNOT DENY

My newest song is dedicated to many special people in my life. At this moment, I am praying for my friend, Magda G. who suffers dreadfully with multiple sclerosis and for Marilyn B. who is my inspiration as she fights multiple myeloma. Continue reading

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I WANT TO BELIEVE IN YOU

With the pain in my eyes, everything is harder for me. But I feel tremendous energy and purpose again and for that I am grateful. Continue reading

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MY SHINING STAR-PART 1

I dedicate my song to anyone with a broken heart, longing for someone they love. Continue reading

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I HEAR YOUR VOICE INSIDE MY HEAD

Grief was all about love for me. My song poured forth and dazzled me with its beauty. But it held another meaning for me that I did not expect . . . Continue reading

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YOU WHISPER IN MY EAR TO HEAL

This past weekend, I composed a song that is so beautiful I am simply stunned by it. I am thankful for music that heals me while going during a difficult time with my eyesight. Continue reading

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HOW CAN I BELIEVE?

You will not hear me say, “Time heals.” I have said that hearts do heal and it happens unconsciously. I have said that joy is possible. That is not the same thing. Believe it or not, although time lends some anesthesia to the gut-wrenching pain – for those that succumb to grief it is too late. Grief actually wrecks lives and destroys a persons’ health over time. Healing from grief is torturous hard work. Most people don’t believe they will heal and I was one of those people. Healing isn’t about fixing anything so that’s it goes back to how it was. There are scars forever. And nothing heals when it festers either. In my fourth year of bereavement I wrote: How can my heart ever heal when it continues to bleed? The answer was that it couldn’t! Continue reading

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YOU HAVE NO HOPE

It seemed that she had a lot more to say on the topic of optimism and grief. The post was named Killing Optimism. Her words were searing and the amputation of her soul was complete. It made me realize how foolish grief comparisons were between the loss of a child versus a soul mate. Clearly her amputated soul was nothing I would ever want to measure. Continue reading

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