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Born in the 50s

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Welcome to this group's coordinator, Wannabmartha!

Members: 498
Latest Activity: 10 hours ago

Positive Thoughts Forum Discussion

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http://widowedvillage.org/forum/topics/stop-by-this-forum-when-you-need-a-positive-pick-me-up

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Comment by Slick 10 hours ago

Amen!! David...

Comment by david1980 14 hours ago
Slick we all understand the life that seems on your back instead of for your back. I will say that the ones that have helped their spouses and raised their children through these lives are unspoken heroes to me.

These lives are difficult and complex to say the least; however we have to live them as positive as we can.

David
Comment by Slick 19 hours ago

Oh David ..so true about those who either don't care or just don't understand....I will keep your friend's son,your friend and and you in my prayers...thank you for your kind words...yes it's hard...and not too many who haven't been there even have enough empathy to understand how heartbreaking this is..

I thank God everyday for each of of you..so grateful that we all understand each other and are there for each other...I don't know what I would do without all of you......paying it forward....God bless you also....

Comment by david1980 yesterday
Thank you all for you thoughtful comments. Yes Slick the little guy has Leukemia. and it breaks my heart. I notice since he has been in the hospital his father has been in disarray. We were talking about the situation today and I told him that it is alright not to feel normal in that situation. He does appear to be very scared, and numb.

Parents get worried when their children have even a slight cold, as most of us would know. Slick, I am sorry to hear about your child and your friend's son.

Thanks again for being there.....It is nice to have friends who care, because we sure had some people in our lives that didn't.

God Bless,

David
Comment by Slick yesterday

LOL....sounds like me and my youngest...not too many filters when we're together...my oldest has a few....I guess because she has kids....I swear either for Easter....or a NY's resolution....I'm going to watch it......my closest friend of 30 years passed 12 years ago....young...she had the worst mouth I ever heard....after she passed I started to curse horrible...always said my KItty died in my mouth...:)

Comment by Gordy's widow yesterday

slick Gordy always told me I don't have filter on my mouth and with out him well, I guess I don't remember to watch my mouth..... believe me my mother has called much much worse.... 

Comment by Dave55 yesterday

Hugs David,

Sometimes there are no words, just being there is all we can do.  To be someone who can do that is a gift, to not try to say what can't be said.

Dave

Comment by Slick yesterday

David .....I'm glad you are able to get out and about..and do have a place you enjoy walking around..it gives you some stength to be you..God bless you for giving..and for being there for your friend....Having lost a child...not to cancer...but my closest friend lost her son to Leukemia...your friend is scared...the more you give to him...the more peace you will find ....enjoy being with your friends over the holidays......Happy birthday Ellen.

Comment by Patience (Diane) yesterday
David, glad you were able to be there for your friend and his son...
Comment by david1980 on Tuesday
Hi folks. today was Ellen birthday, so it was a little challenging. This weekend I was in Anthem where I bought a toy for an angel child. Nothing too expensive, but I enjoyed buying it for him.

Also I have a friend that his little boy has to have chemo at the Children's Hospital and also bought him a toy. I can see how this is affecting the dad so much I feel lost for words.

For some reason I feel good when I am in Anthem around Christmas. I was wishing Ellen and my brother could be with us. In my mind I felt maybe they were, and enjoyed walking around the outlet mall.

My friends want us to get together over Christmas, so I guess we will be going to a Christmas gathering.

David
 

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