Finding Your Happy Place

finding your happy place

I remember Christmas with my parents as if it were yesterday – dress up in our best dresses for the midnight candle-lit Christmas mass at our church and waking up to presents on Christmas morning. My happy place was being with my family – my parents and my siblings. When my parents died, I thought that they took my happy […]

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When an Orphan Becomes a Mother

When an orphan becomes a mother

I cried. I cried when I heard her cry for the very first time when she finally came out of my body. My daughter was born, and a whole new wave of emotions, emotions I never knew existed, filled my heart and soul. In that moment, I asked myself : “What happens when an orphan becomes a mother?”… At some […]

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Have You Seen My Childhood?

Have you seen my childhood

“Have you seen my Childhood? I’m searching for the world that I come from. ‘Cause I’ve been looking around in the lost and found of my heart…” Michael Jackson starts his song “Childhood” with these words; a song I deeply connect with. I may not know exactly what he meant or how he felt when he sang this song, but […]

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