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…

Goosebumps.

While searching through old photos at my grandma’s today I found this photo of my late aunt. It’s the first time I’ve seen it. I think it was taken while she was performing onstage. I love it so much. There’s some kind of power in it that I can’t really explain. So happy I found…

Birthday in Heaven.

After all these years it’s still hard to write about this but I know my heart and soul is affected by this deep grief right around this time each year for a reason. It’s my late aunt’s birthday month, the first person who provided a safe place for me to dream big and my first…

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…

Whisper

One day she heard her soul whisper, “Keep walking until you catch a glimpse of the light.” ©ZeinaA.G

Imagine

Imagine for a moment if everything negative just slid off your back and drifted away easily. Imagine how wonderful it would feel if you didn’t take life too seriously and if you laughed often. Imagine if you took it all in as if it were your last day on earth. If you took in the…

 I didn’t forget

Sixteen years ago, my late aunt booked concert tickets for our favorite singer. She let me guess for weeks what the surprise was, and the magic surrounding this event was beautiful. She was excited to be there with me and excited that she had booked the tickets so close to her birthday. Before she passed…

Two years in heaven.

Two years ago, I was convinced that I could never mention your name without falling apart. I was convinced that the heavy weight on my chest would never fade away. Now I know these are the moments when I’ve mostly felt the miracles and magic in my life, mostly the pouring support and love of…