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Where are those Regional Groups located?

Have you wondered if there's a Soaring Spirits Regional Social Group located near you?  Well there are a few ways to find out.  You can enter your city or zip code in the event search box on the Soaring Spirits web site to see what is close, you can take a look at the list we have here in Widowed Village or you can search the Widowed Village events listing. We have new groups starting up throughout the year, so keep watching!

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Widowed Village list:

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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 [email protected] or by posting a comment in the Help Forum here in Widowed Village.

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HelensRay replied to Luv4Z's discussion 6weeks out and overwhelming sadness in the group Widowed in 2017
"Oh Luz, your position just makes me so sad and I do have tears.  I was so fortunate to have my Helen for 50 years but to lose your love so soon and with so many small children.  I thought my heartache was bad but I just can't imagine…"
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Luv4Z added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2017

6weeks out and overwhelming sadness

Today I have an overwhelming sadness . Im sure this is not a stranger to anyone on this site. I get so sad all of sudden . I have 4 kids under the age of 12 and they see me crying every day. I try to keep busy but there is only so much I can do…See More
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Soaring Spirits updated an event

Soaring Spirits Regional Event in MINNEAPOLIS, MN at The Original Pancake House

July 17, 2018 from 11:30am to 12:30pm
NOTE TIME CHANGE!Questions?   Email to [email protected] the group's Facebook page:  hereSee More
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cushty1 replied to cushty1's discussion Miserable, gutted, scared, overwhelmed, distraught, lost, confused and mostly lonely
"Oh, thank you for your kind words. I feel so sad sometimes. I am so lonely and I miss him. Your story gives me hope that I too can make it through. I want to be able find some happiness and peace. The life I lived is gone and I miss it. Your message…"
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