Four Years of Writing

Four years ago we had just celebrated my grandfather’s last birthday and my heart was shattered. Losing him was like losing an entire lifetime of love and safety. Even though I didn’t know it back then there were so many stories and emotions in me that needed an outlet. I felt that my grief would…

Beauty In Grief.

Today is one of my late uncles 3rd anniversary in heaven. He was a constant presence in my life since we worked together. We all miss him and mention him daily at work. It’s also Saint Rita’s Feast day- The Saint of the impossible♥ Three years ago, when my first uncle passed away. I asked…

Choices

17 years ago, the morning of February 3rd ,on a Monday just like today, we found out that my aunt passed away. It was a shocking discovery which would shift our lives and change me in ways I could never imagine. For the past month, I’ve been digging deep, and an essay question has been…

Still Pushing Through..

September 17th marks two years since my Godfather/Uncle passed away. Everything has changed since then, we’ve been slowly morphing from helpless to hopeful. We’ve been slowly morphing all this anger to acceptance. Slowly and steadily morphing our pain into prayers for those who’ve left us. We’ve been slowly pushing through his absence. Reminiscing on all…

Three Years in Heaven.

Some may think we said our goodbyes three years ago and that was it … But in my eyes the life we knew suddenly stopped. It wasn’t just one wave of change that hit us and that was it. It was more like several waves that erased all the traces of the life we’d been…

Find Me.

When you’ve lost your way,Try and find me.I’m the aroma which often floats majestically,Announcing my miracles,And that there’s so much more than meets the eye. When you’ve lost hope,And you feel that you’re wandering aimlessly,Try and find me.I’ll show you how far faith can take you. And that you’re never alone. Even when you can’t…

Christmas in Heaven

At times, I know you’re with me and I know you’re still there. I’m certain you’re at peace because I find you everywhere. You’re the power that holds me when the tunnel gets dark. You’re my light that shines warm and bright. You’re the reason for my perseverance, for my positivity and gratitude. I’ll cherish…

Eternal Love

Your love is eternal, it flickers like a flame. Your soul’s spark will never fade. Your heart still beats in a place with no pain. Your wide smile flashes across blue skies, it reaches galaxies. And the stunning echoes of your missed laughter is a reminder that I can survive.          …