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YOU WERE THERE – PART 4

I was so blessed to be with her and help her to the light. It was so amazing and beautiful that I feel inspired, rather than sad. My mother loved me so much and knew that I was with her until the very end. I was singing a song right into her ear and when I sang the last word – she opened her eyes, sighed and let go. Continue reading

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THROUGH THE DARKNESS

I walked into the nursing home and ached when I saw my mother. Her face was contorted and her brow was deeply furrowed as she gasped and moaned with every breath. I was heartsick and beside myself. Continue reading

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HOLD ON TO EACH DAY

Today, every minute of my day was touching and carried meaning for me. Continue reading

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YOU’RE NOT THE ONE – PART 2

I realize that I had no idea what it meant to find “the one.” I married when I was twenty and until this year I never lived on my own. I am certain I was far too young to have gotten married. I stayed married when the odds were against it. I stuck with my decision for 31 years and celebrate the beautiful children that my husband and I created together. Continue reading

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I DIDN’T JUST SURVIVE

When I was grieving, the prospect of ever feeling any kind of joy again in life seemed impossible, remote and unbelievable. Continue reading

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MY AYAHUASCA EXPERIENCE

What I am about to write will be brutally honest, almost to a point of being embarrassing for me. Yet if there is anything that I have learned from this blog, opening up has been the purest form of healing for me. I am not afraid. Continue reading

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EVERYTHING LED ME TO THIS PLACE – PART 1

I accept that the many things that were difficult in my life have allowed me to grow and develop into who I am today. The place where I now reside is a beautiful one. I love my life because I am following my dream. Continue reading

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I CRY INSIDE

Crying inside accurately describes what happens when I hide my tears. I operate on that level more than I’d like to admit. I hide my pain, while inside I am screaming and crying. It has been quite difficult for me to release my feelings and very unhealthy. Continue reading

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YOU’RE WITH ME – PART 2

This post is dedicated to my father. Today would have been his 89th birthday. One year ago today he went into a coma and died five days later. My song “With Me” was written a month after his death. Continue reading

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YOU WERE THERE – PART 3

It will be Mother’s Day soon and this is a tribute to my mother who continues to smile despite her dementia. Continue reading

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