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Our New Year's Tradition

Each year our community shares a tradition of choosing one word that reflects our intentions for the coming year.  Would you like to join us?  What do you want to add to your life in 2016?

Choose a word that represents one intangible thing that would improve your life. As 2015 becomes 2016 hold tight to this word, and step into the year ahead.

Soaring Spirits has chosen the word REACH to represent our intention to reach out to even more widowed men and women in 2016 through our innovative and hopeful programs.

Know that as you enter 2016, you have a community of people behind and beside you.

We are in this together. 

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We welcome your feedback and are happy to answer any questions you may have.  You can reach us by email at or by posting a comment in the Help Forum here in Widowed Village.

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lilheart1989 replied to bobmac's discussion MOVIE WEEKEND ON THE COUCH in the group Born in the 60s
"I'm in and it doesn't matter what movie we watch. I live in Southern Maryland. July would be good."
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AwaitingtheResurrection commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2016
"Hello. I'm Nisha. I'm 43. I lost my husband on New Year's Eve, so I'm not sure which year to post in. Ken was 43. He died unexpectedly, at home. We would have been married 25 years this September. We have 3 children. 1 grown,…"
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Cookie_love commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2015
"Davidb, lost, disconnected, alone, the reprogramming, the reminding of there's nothing to go home to is very overwhelming. I'm sorry for your loss. It's a long road ahead of you. But we get it."
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