During my life, I have often sought permission from others to go ahead and do what my heart was telling me. This habit hasn’t always served me well. Consequently, today I want to suggest the following to my widow sisters. Give yourself permission to: ~ forget the stages of grief ...
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I hate the holidays!!!! It's that time again to celebrate with family and friends, and I find myself asking, Celebrate what????? This is my third holiday season without Ray. During the last Christmas we shared, it was all he could do to sit in a chair while IV fluids ran ...
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  Thanksgiving was my late husband’s favorite holiday. He used to say: “I love Thanksgiving because there is no pressure to buy gifts.” He loved to just focus on family, good food and gratitude. Gratitude is the most important part of Thanksgiving. As I look back upon my widow journey, ...
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Even before I became a widow, I was fascinated with Vrindavan, India, which is also known as the City of Widows .  This is a city to which the shunned widows of India are sent by their family members. Here, these widows are reduced to poverty and roam the streets begging ...
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After the death of your partner, have you been left with a never-ending stream of paperwork? Furthermore, have you spent many weeks or more looking for important paperwork, phone numbers of people you need to contact, or been generally frustrated by messy recordkeeping? When your mind is foggy with grief, ...
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