Crying is all right in its way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do. C.S. Lewis, The Silver Chair A Friends and Family Post I hear from a lot of W's that sometimes the people they rely on most to support … [Read more...] about You Don’t Get To Question Our Decisions as Widows
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A Wandering Widow Post “It is not our memories but the person we have become because of those experiences that we should treasure. This is the lesson these keepsakes teach us when we sort them. The space in which we live should be for the person we are becoming now, not for … [Read more...] about Don’t Forget Your Hat
But we mortals remain, struggling within ourselves, generation to generation, to answer the same questions; how to live, how to love, and how to die. The wound we bear in grief is the same wound we bear in being human. Kevin Toolis Why A Book Review? I was … [Read more...] about My Father’s Wake – A Review
Happy Valentine's Day As I started to write about Valentine's Day, I realized what I wanted to say was simply to let those you care about know how you feel about them. Do it while you can. Every single day. So here's a re-post of Krissie's Legacy for those of you who may be … [Read more...] about Live Now. Love Now. Happy Valentine’s Day
Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang syne?" -Robert Burns My Dear W's, Congratulations! We did it! We survived Christmas. In case you can't find any pride it that accomplishment, don't worry. … [Read more...] about New Year’s Wishes for the Grieving
“We know what we are, but not what we may be.” William Shakespeare A Wondering Widow Post In a recent conversation about my experiences as a W, a friend asked if I considered myself married or single. Whoah! I had to think about that one. If you feel confused about … [Read more...] about Married, Single, or Widowed?