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Newcomers Chat - Wednesday, December 2

Are you new to the Village?  Do you have any questions?  Have you tried the Chat Room?  Join Tanya & Dianne in the Chat Room this Wednesday, December 2nd, from 9-10pm Eastern/6-7pm Pacific to ask any questions you may have and get acquainted with the regular chatters.

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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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laurajay commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2015
"Terry.  They are either there or not there-  As you move forward make a check off list of the places  you have rechecked or recleaned.  Whatever you did or didn't do you probably made the wisest decision you could at…"
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Silver fern commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"Thankyou hopeful. Hope is what we all need ! I am interested in near death experiences also. I think we are all searching for meaning to our lives. It is comforting to think there is more than we know."
1 hour ago
Emma commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2015
"Thank you all. Gee it's so good to be able to share and be understood. Terry your comment that a wedding anniversary is the thing we only share with our spouse, suddenly made the grief of this last weekend make sense so a deep thank you. I am…"
2 hours ago
Hopeful30 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Suddenly Widowed
"I think that's a wonderful idea Silver fern. One of the odd things that has helped me over the weekend was reading about near death experiences. It gave me a sense of peace that there is something amazing but different beyond this life. A lot…"
2 hours ago


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