Open Your Heart


Dearest Daughter, This is the first day of the new year.  Yet another day has come to be.  I look outside at the beauty of the world and have to be grateful that I get to spend another day on this earth.  Saying this is not always easy.  Some days, I feel disappointed or frustrated […]

A New Day Is Dawning


Dear daughter of mine, Today you are performing at an outdoor venue and I wish I could be there to see you.  I want to and I know that you are aware of that.  I just can’t physically and emotionally bring myself to be around your father, his mother, his new wife and new baby boy when […]

When It Rains, It Pours…


Dearest daughter, Your Mama used to say, “When it rains, it pours.”  I used to love the way she would say it too…with a southern accent and sweet long draw on the rains and pours words.  I can still hear her saying it in my head.  Man was she ever right.  The thing I remember as […]

Things My Mama Said-Part I


Dear daughter, I wish I could see Mama.  I have so much to share with her.  I wish you could snuggle in Mama’s arms again.  You loved doing that.  She loved you so much and always asked about you.  There was a special connection between the three of us.  One I will never forget and […]