"Do not stand at my grave and weep;
I am not there. I do not sleep…"
Thus begins a famous and beautiful poem written in 1932 by Mary Elizabeth Frye; a verse that my late husband Mike had shared with me while battling his illness. He believed in the message and philosophies of that poem with all of his heart…as do I.
There are those who find a great deal of comfort in visiting the gravesites or memorial sites of their loved…Continue
We all make them.
Come on, admit it…you do too.
I'm not talking about comparing ourselves to the impossibly perfect images that we see in the media (how many times have I thanked G-d for airbrushing); but rather the comparisons that we make in our everyday lives.
For example, take my friend Teddie. Looking about 20 years younger than her actual age and with a figure that just makes me want to give up and run to…Continue
History in all of its forms, be it biblical or folk; fictional or pop, has certainly had its fair share of eternal struggles and conflicts: David vs. Goliath; the Hatfields vs. McCoys; Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs; the Beatles vs. the Rolling Stones; the Dallas Cowboys vs. Just About Any Other Team In The NFL and of course, My Hair vs. Humidity.
Today I'm looking at an “eternal struggle” and conflict with which a great many widowed have taken serious issue – and with good…Continue