Hallelujah, You’re Home

Oh I’m in pieces, it’s tearing me up, but I know A heart that’s broke is a heart that’s been loved So I’ll sing Hallelujah You were an angel in the shape of my mum When I fell down you’d be there holding me up Spread your wings as you go And I know when…

In My Mother’s Eyes

Throughout my life, family and strangers would comment on how much my Mom and I looked alike and some even thought we were sisters. Back in the days when we had a phone attached to the wall in the kitchen with a super long curly cord and no caller ID, every single time I answered…

Stuck

“Why did you bring me back here?” he asks. “Because here’s where you got stuck,” replies Papa – movie/book “The Shack” The Shack doesn’t sound like an appealing movie judging by its title. I came across this movie title at work yesterday while creating a playlist for an upcoming flight. My playlist title- God. God?…

Tick Tock

Tick Tock goes the clock, when it will stop no one knows. And it will stop. For all of us. For every living thing on this planet. The only thing in this life we can be 100% certain of is that we will die. Our culture refuses to acknowledge this yet all the while spewing…

As Is

If your life were to remain exactly as it is right now, could you be happy with that? Now, this isn’t to say that you’re 100% happy with every little aspect. It doesn’t mean you aren’t actively working to change some things you would like to improve. And it also doesn’t mean you have no…

Tattoo Unraveling

Here’s the thing about grief- if you are living with it, you’ll know this, if you aren’t then you’ll understand this later- it’s a messy, chaos of emotions. The time between grief meltdowns are ebbing and flowing further apart but when that wave hits, oh man does it hit hard. Now, there’s the daily undercurrent…

Cat Scratch Fever

Twas’ the night before Thanksgiving when all through the house, Adeline was stirring from the back of the house. A last minute decision had me working from home that day and it was fateful that I was. Around 3pm, finishing up work and getting ready to go upstairs and shower, a craving for chocolate chips…

Wake Me Up When September Ends

Like my Mother’s come to pass Two years has gone so fast Wake me up when September ends – Heartbroken since 9/17/15 – Little did I know back in 2004 when Green Day released the song Wake Me Up When September ends, that it would become more than just an emo song I’d sing along…