Piece by Piece

But piece by piece He collected me Up off the ground where you abandoned things Piece by piece He filled the holes That you burned in me at six years old And you know He never walks away He never asks for money He takes care of me He loves me Piece by piece He…

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…

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…

Fridgewasher

My chore growing up was to empty the dishwasher and I despised this activity. Why? Well, I think simply because I was being told to do something versus doing it because I wanted to. You would think even if a teenager isn’t asked to do something, they won’t do it at all but for me…

Every Day is Mother’s Day

Especially when you don’t have one anymore. This hallmark created holiday has arrived and I’ll be thankful once this day is over. As if I don’t feel the hole in my heart that my Mom’s earthly departure carved out enough, this holiday to remind people to call Mom, get a gift for Mom or acknowledge her…