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Latest Activity: Dec 10
Started by InsideLove Oct 21.
My husband died on Aug 28, unexpectedly..I have a grief counselor- her husband passed away at 47 years of marriage too and so, she traveled this path. I do have a grief group, 4 widows 1 widower.…Continue
Several good friends have sent me by email or on Facebook a "Home for Christmas" Youtube clip. Okay it is funny, sentimental and innocent fun but it does bring the thought that from now on, five years out from Ray's death, I will probably never be home for Christmas but with one of my kids and lucky to be so. For me home is where the heart is and really since Ray died my heart is not really at home anywhere now.
Faolan and Barbee, thanks for your good wishes. My surgeon is actually a "she", who looks very young, but then everyone seems to these days. Barbee, have a good trip, it will be nice to get away from all the rain we are having.
Faolan -- nice to hear your days are getting easier. I live with chronic pain and "feel your pain" too!
Elaine -- please keep us in the loop on your surgery. Hoping it will be easier than the anticipation.
LJ -- Thomas Moore's books are on my must read list, but will wait until Spring to start them.
My guy and I are leaving in a week and have no set date to be back. Taking my laptop so I can catch up whenever we find a place with internet. That's not always easy out in the desert.
Hi everyone, Faolan, I hope you will feel better soon and can get out, it does make such a difference. I finally have a date for surgery, Dec. 5th (hopefully, I won't get bumped due to an emergency which I have been told could happen). Naturally apprehensive, but I have a skilled and compassionate surgeon. Hope everyone is doing okay, not too many "posts" these days.
Faolan...the chronic pain of sciatica is no picnic...hope it settles down for you soon. Pain that comes and goes is easier to handle but chronic pain is relentless and exhausting. Feel better!
Barbee. Moore's books are part of my forever LOL library. Thoughtful insight on the soul. An author you can read and reread...His latest book out just this October I have not read...yet. I have transitioned so much in the past 5 yrs of widowhood and have had huge adjustments recently financially and physically that I am not receptive to "writings" of anyone with suggestions/answers to the joy of aging. My reality is not in that realm!!! But you can not go wrong reading what Moore writes about the soul. Enlightening and comforting- I think you'll thoroughly enjoy reading him. if you read the latest give a review...but make time to read Care of the Soul too. lj
Aging can be a beautiful thing, says Moore, a former monk and author of 1992’s bestselling spiritual guide Care of the Soul. Moore now asks readers not only to accept aging as the natural and inevitable process that it is, but to embrace it with courage and joy. View it as “a fulfillment of who we are,” he suggests, “not a wearing out.”
This review was in AARP's newsletter.
Has anyone read it or know anything more about it or his previous book?
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