Tag Archives: Grief

Widow’s Voice

I have been at this business of being a widow for 9 years tomorrow, November 5, 2013.  Honestly, it feels like longer some days and other days it feels like it just transpired, sometimes these varying degrees of feelings occur … Continue reading

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Autumn Veils

The veil of souls has shrouded me once again; I feel its presence very close in the hushed silences of the season.  Out of the corner of my eye, I catch a glimpse of color and know they are with … Continue reading

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Touching Grief with Love

Lately I notice a lot of my widow friends reaching out because they feel alone.  They are sad, wounded and hurting as they meet their new life without their significant other, a life they would never have chosen ~ if … Continue reading

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To Write is to Heal

We all have a story to tell whether we publish it or keep it for just ourselves or family; allow yourself to be heard.  Everyone, at one time or another has wanted to express his or her story. Writing a … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

It is Father’s Day once again, and in homage to my own father whom I had the good fortune to recently visit with my 21-year-old son in tow, I want to take this time to write something about this ‘holiday’ … Continue reading

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Shine Your Star

How do you let go of the grief and pain of an experience?  First, I really don’t believe you let go of grief in the sense that when you have lost someone you have loved dearly you never forget him … Continue reading

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When Animals Mourn

Reading this article today about grief http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2013/04/11/176620943/when-animals-mourn-seeing-that-grief-is-not-uniquely-human which is specifically related to animals and the fact that they too grieve, I wanted to share this link and perhaps inspire people to read her book for further insight into the grieving process.  … Continue reading

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