It is my third Thanksgiving without my late husband Ray. Thanksgiving was his favorite holiday. He was too ill to enjoy it the last two years of his life. He really was not himself, the man on whom I depended ...
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It’s the day after Thanksgiving, which is one hurdle you may have been dreading. Now that it has passed, it’s onto the next … Holiday time is hard because it is so family-centric and, thus, makes the absence of an important ...
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During this Thanksgiving Eve as I am preparing for our family dinner, I am once again, reminded that “us” no longer exists in this realm of life. My husband isn’t helping me make the stuffing, peeling the potatoes, mischievously kissing ...
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As we enter the season of thanks and gratitude, I am so incredibly thankful for all of my sisters who are walking the path of grief with me.  I would like to share with you my story of magical dysfunction ...
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I met Ray in 1976, I was 19 years old, he was 21. Six months after meeting and falling in love, we were married. Our four children, a daughter and 3 sons, joined our family in the first six years ...
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Hello everyone!  My name is Catherine Capra-Leaf  and I am so honored to be here connecting with other widowed friends!  I am a widow turned author from Hugo Mn. Helping other women navigate through this difficult journey called grief has ...
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This week, we have something special for you! Each day you will have a chance to get better acquainted with our Hope for Widows website authors, as we've asked each one, for their daily post, to share something about themselves ...
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