I've been emailing with a friend I've made here about such a thing, a continuing bond. She calls it integrating the life loved, with the life we are now given. I'm working on my place in my heart…Continue
We all, if not many of us, experience extreme caring directly after we lost our spouse. In my little corner of the world, I've noticed, fewer and fewer friends bring over any comfort food, let alone…Continue
I'm kind of puzzling over your comment "I don't know where my spot will be when my time comes." Unless you are thinking of being interred somewhere else, across town, or across the country, your "spot will be"…"
I've been emailing with a friend I've made here about such a thing, a continuing bond. She calls it integrating the life loved, with the life we are now given. I'm working on my place in my heart (can't always count on my thoughts) that I can visit when I need to, to feel comfort, in the life and love I shared with Marty for 49 years (47 married.) My hope after creating this continuing bond would be I could experience Marty's presence and his total passion for life. Everything hobby he had,…See More
"DeeDee I am so sorry for your loss. Each of us in this community, knows to varying degrees, the depth of your sorrow and anguish. You will find what you might seek here in this place is a place for you to be with other - as you call it - fish out of…"
"Nieta, so much you write (not the subway part!) feels familiar to me. I have scouted out new restaurants in order for me NOT to feel the loss of him and his perpetual smiling presence. hope take away:
My hope take away in your…"
I meditate daily, Christian meditation, so this seminar grabbed my attention. I thought someone might have interest in this?I sat in on it last week: Transform Your Life After Loss With MeditationIt’s a 1 hour webinar being held again, facilitated by Heather Stang, MA, C-IAYTMonday, 19 February, 2018 - 08:30 PM ESTHere is the sign up link for a Monday night event:…See More
"This is wonderfully assuring Frank. ANC is just a 2-3 hour drive from where we live. Marty and I talked about it as a draw to the family because so many people visit just to visit DC and ANC would hopefully fit on their agenda when they visit. I…"
I am retired navy (20 years). Susan and I had discussed where we would like to be laid to rest. My parents and grandparents were all in a cemetery in
UpState New York near Syracuse. We were living in Colorado. …"
"Thanks, Dianne in Nevada. Wish we had the Soaring Spirits here. Although we do have many different groups for widows that I am playing with right now. Trying to find a fit. I like one walking group, all the lunch groups, there's a new dinner…"
"I remember quickly searching online for "grief support" in my community.
Is there a hospice house near you? My husband wasn't in hospice; he died suddenly in the hospital. But what I found in calling them to see if they would like me…"
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