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Wedding Anniversary Random Acts of Kindness

One of our members started a tradition in Widowed Village that you're invited to participate in. Join eliana in marking your wedding anniversary by performing Random Acts of Kindness (RAKs).

If you're inspired to participate, please RSVP on the event page with the number of acts you will complete in honor of your special day.  

Here's a  link to the event:  Wedding Anniversary RAKs

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Please add your special dates to our new Forum discussions to honor and recognize your wedding anniversaries, birthdays, dates of your loss. We currently have them posted for July, August & September and will add the following months as they approach.  Click month to go to that page:     JULY    AUGUST    SEPTEMBER

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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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Dave55 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Long-Term Illness
"Maggie, I'm also one who started dating and have found love after 6 months.  We all grieve in our own way and should not judge how and when others move forward after the death of our loved one.  To me I know my wife would not not be…"
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ShelisJenkins (TiffanyLynn) replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Dreams and signs. Does your loved one appear to you in dreams?
"This one is not about me but it is worth sharing:  Yesterday my step grandmother posted on facebook that she was visited in her dreams by a guardian angel. She wrote the following:  'Grateful for the dream visitation of a guardian…"
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ShelisJenkins (TiffanyLynn) replied to Doug02122014's discussion What to do with spouses personal effects and when?
"I am just about 9 months out, the most I have done so far is move some things around and make a teddy bear out of the dress shirt he wore on our "date days".  I had a friend suggest I pack up his stuff and put it away, maybe I'd…"
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