TIVONNA IS A SINGLE, RETIRED NURSE WITH ADVANCED EDUCATION IN SPECIALITY areas; geriatrics, diabetes, psychiatry, home care, palliative and primary care. Part of her normal day was providing compassion, love, care and understanding to those suffering; comforting others in their own loss, grief, and coping in whatever form it presented. This is Tivonna’s first publication to show her “Spiritual Journey Back to Self,” her ongoing need to help others, utilizing her own personal experience.