other day when I was walking to my car in a shopping mall parking lot I
noticed a license plate on a parked car. It was "STNGLAS," stained
I thought it was a little unusual and wondered if it was a
message for me. I am having a very special stained glass fireplace
screen made with my son's face on it. It's not yet complete, but is getting
I used a line from one of my poems on the bottom, Shining in
God's Holy Grace. I think it's going to be an amazing piece. There will be Celtic Eternity
knots on the border. We have a Celtic roots ancestry and I love the
symbolism of these knots.
A few hours after coming home a picture of the same kind of Celtic
knot we chose was on a post that appeared on my facebook news feed!
I feel that this validated that the license plate was a message.
For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a mother. I was so happy to have a daughter and a son. They were the focus of my life. Two years ago my 22 year old college senior son died in a tragic accident. The shock and trauma has sent me into a search for meaning. Eight months ago poetry started flowing through me. I believe that the poems are meant to be shared. They are helping me to heal. I hope that they might help others also.