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Newcomer Chat on Wednesday

New to Widowed Village?  Join us for the 'Newcomer Chat' on Wednesday, Oct. 7, to ask questions and get to know some of our regular Village chatters. Newcomer Chat Event

We have a new Forum discussion called "News from Soaring Spirits" where we'll add news or resources we don't want you to miss. Here's a link to it:

We're still seeking survey participants, so if you haven't completed yours yet, please do!  Any widowed person can participate, they do not have to be a part of Soaring Spirits programs. If you'd please share, share, share...we'd be very grateful and the information we collect will be powerful!

Michele's video:

Survey link:

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fiddler commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2013
"Hi, I deleted a post by accident trying to fix a typo. Here goes again. I woke up at 3am in the Lazyboy chair and read the conversations about Lazyboys. This chair was the one my husband chose when he was too sick with cancer to climb the stairs…"
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Hopeful30 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2015
"I'm very sorry for your loss. Two weeks is so early. *hugs* I'm hoping too that time does heal and for some of the older members, they can attest that it does to a degree. Life is forever changed but a new sense of "normal" can…"
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"Oh Alicia, I think this is something we are all feeling. Hindsight is 20/20 they say. Of course had you known you would have done things differently, but you didn't know there would be no tomorrow and you can't beat yourself up for just…"
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