We Can Get Stuck in Our Grief

This is a re-post that I pray will help many others. You are not alone!

“The Old Bridge” – A Poem

  Remember the old bridge? Yeah, you know the one; the bridge that brought you across, when you stood on it staring at your reflection in the waters below. When there was no way of making ends meet no matter the cost, you felt despaired, impaired, financially afflicted, with nowhere to go.   The same … Continue reading “The Old Bridge” – A Poem

Henry Gross – “Shannon”

This has to be one of the most beautifully written and sung songs that will keep the listener guessing who is Shannon and did she ever return from the sea?  What a beautiful, yet sad song about a beloved pet!   "Shannon" was a song written about the passing of Beach Boy Carl Wilson's Irish … Continue reading Henry Gross – “Shannon”

Martha and the Vandellas – “Jimmy Mack”

    This song is a tale of a woman whose boyfriend (the title role) has been gone for a long time, and she is currently being pursued by another man who is just as charming as Jimmy. She desperately hopes that Jimmy will return to her before she ends up falling for the other … Continue reading Martha and the Vandellas – “Jimmy Mack”

Israel Kamakawiwo’ole – “Over the Rainbow”

The late singer Israel Kamakawiwo' ole's voice brought much joy to the heart and souls of all who had the pleasure of hearing him sing either in person or on his records. His voice created goosebumps that ran down each arm of the listener with his smooth voice, which would become an amazing gift, heard … Continue reading Israel Kamakawiwo’ole – “Over the Rainbow”

Judy Garland – “Over the Rainbow”

How many of you still sit and watch the Wizard of Oz each time it's televised, or have the movie in your collection?  I have this great movie but I still enjoy watching it on television.  Not only is it the anticipation leading up to the start of the movie, but it takes me back … Continue reading Judy Garland – “Over the Rainbow”

The Temptations – “Papa Was a Rolling Stone”

Photo credit: Bing.com/images The Temptations have always been one of my favorites.  Known for their soulful, harmonic voices and elegant precision when they danced. They were also known for having some of the sharpest wardrobes in the business. This song is a little sad but was written in a way that you can envision a … Continue reading The Temptations – “Papa Was a Rolling Stone”