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WHEN THE SHEETS ARE STILL

Soon she would be facing him. She clung to the edge of her bed and dreamed of when it would finally all be over. Continue reading

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I SEE A RAINBOW THROUGH MY TEARS

The rainbow through my tears was something I had seen before. It was important for me to remember that even if I wasn’t seeing it at the moment. Continue reading

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I LIVED WEARING A BLINDFOLD

Living with a blindfold and making no sound allowed me to stay married for 31 years. I was blind to things that upset me and chose to avoid conflict as much as possible. Continue reading

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WHEN FALL WOULD COME, FOR YEARS I WAS NUMB

I decided that even though on the surface I appeared peaceful, I was also quite numb. Despite the fogginess of vision that I found discouraging, there was no end to beauty and inspiration in my life. Performing required a great deal of courage for me. It was time to see if I could take off the mask . . . Continue reading

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THE UNKNOWN-PART 1

My song, “The Unknown” changed my life. A good friend gave my song another name: “The F.U. song.” Continue reading

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THIS FEELS SO WRONG

My post title is a line of lyrics from my song “The Unknown.” My song changed the direction of my life because it led me to divorce my husband after 31 years of marriage. 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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I’M READY – PART 2

When I started my blog, I had no idea where my journey would lead. But there was a moment when everything changed. It began with new song lyrics. My song “The Unknown” was so painful for me that I became physically ill. How was it possible that a song could actually change the direction of my life?
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THERE WAS NOTHING LEFT

I wish I could have inspired people by having persevered in my marriage through so much adversity, but it’s just not possible for me to do that. This might sound like a woman in her 50’s who simply “found herself” and is off gallivanting. But it’s not. It’s about a girl who got married very young, stuck with it through thick and thin, and feels like she deserves more from life. Continue reading

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MY HEART WAS LIKE STONE

Writing this story was extremely painful because he and I never even discussed why I wanted to end our marriage. Our communication was non-existent for years and years. When I finally was able to tell him that I wanted to end our marriage, there was little discussion other than how we would tell our children. I was relieved because I did not want to feel his wrath. Continue reading

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