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Austin added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2016

I Heard Your Voice in the Wind Today

I discovered this poem and it really radiated with me.Maybe it will bring some peace to someone else too. I Heard Your Voice In The Wind TodayI heard your voice in the wind today and I turned to see your face .. The warmth of the wind caressed me as I stood silently in place.I felt your touch in the sun today as its warmth filled the sky .. I closed my eyes for your embrace and my spirit soared high.I saw your eyes in the window pane as I watched the falling rain .. It seemed as each raindrop…See More
Oct 4
Austin commented on Doug02122014's video

Matthew West - The Beautiful Things We Miss (Lyric Video)

"This really hit home for me--Thanks for sharing ."
Aug 3
Austin commented on Carmen513's video

Westlife - I'll See You Again (Live from The O2)

"Thanks also for sharing.  It is beautiful!"
Aug 3
Austin replied to Austin's discussion UNBELIEVABLE in the group Widowed in 2016
"Tess I am so sorry to hear this about the seasoned bricklayer.  I do think people try to take advantage of a widow and if you are older they think victim!!!!!!  I think you are smart to not trust most people.  I think I just felt so…"
Jul 26
Tess replied to Austin's discussion UNBELIEVABLE in the group Widowed in 2016
"Austin, I am appalled at the audacity of these two.I am glad you stood your ground. It takes all kinds. I have never been a very trusting sort to begin with, but in this widowed state, I am even more so. The exception was when I was newly widowed…"
Jul 26
Austin added a discussion to the group Widowed in 2016


HiI just hit the 2 year mark for my husband--so very hard.I spent a lot of time in the house behind me and out in the yard with the 2 very good gardeners.I really thought we were all friends- so very wrong.  They said they wanted to buy some of my husbandswood.  OK and then they proceeded to beat me up on the price.  I lost it after I was getting cussed out.I am so f livid --   This morning one of them tried to tell me I should give them the wood free, because my husbandpromised to fix their…See More
Jul 25

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At 6:19am on October 9, 2016, judy said…

Hi Austin,

Welcome to Widowed Village. I am very sorry for your loss, but happy that you found us. You will find caring, loving support and friendship here.


Here's the best place to start: Need help using the site? Ask here!  You can join the Groups that fit you to connect to others with similar experiences. Share your story. Take a look at our Forum discussions where you'll find meaningful conversations taking place.  Come in the chat room which is available 24/7 to you.  I look forward to getting to know you and support you through your journey.


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