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Yesterday was my 25th wedding anniversary; a day that should have been encompassed with an encore of romance and bliss with my husband. Instead, my turbulent kaleidoscope of widowhood emotions was running the gamut. One moment I wanted to escape ...
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Seeking pieces of a broken heart after life defining loss is a long difficult journey. Hiding painful wounds is something we learn along the way, and sometimes the hiding places become sacred burial ground that gives us a way to ...
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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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I am not a writer. I am someone who took a technical writing class in college and spent years writing staff reports and analysis. I was shocked to be invited to be an author on Hope for Widows. I am, ...
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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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