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Ever heard of "continuing bonds?"

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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

Do you meditate to help yourself walk with grief?

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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…Continue

How was your valentine's day like no other? Here's mine.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rainy (Misty) Feb 16. 15 Replies

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

Grief in 6 words - heartwarming or heartbreaking?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rainy (Misty) Feb 17. 6 Replies

Have you used http://www.griefinsixwords.com to tell your grief story in six words? The owner of the website is so helpful…Continue

 

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Frank replied to InsideLove's discussion What kind of feelings from Arlington National Cemetery service? in the group Military Families
"Hi, 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"…"
5 hours ago
InsideLove posted a discussion

Ever heard of "continuing bonds?"

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
yesterday
InsideLove replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"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…"
Tuesday
InsideLove replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"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…"
Monday
InsideLove posted a discussion

Do you meditate to help yourself walk with grief?

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
Monday
InsideLove commented on Rainy (Misty)'s video
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Faith Hill - There You'll Be (Pearl Harbor Theme 2001)

"All working NOW. And I think, didn't you post this one earlier this month? I can't remember. I know I saw it somewhere and - it is beautiful. Thank you for posting it Rainy (Misty)"
Feb 18
Rainy (Misty) replied to InsideLove's discussion Grief in 6 words - heartwarming or heartbreaking?
"Gotta LOVE those winks! :)"
Feb 17
InsideLove commented on Rainy (Misty)'s blog post Staying positive amid despair
"Beautiful Rainy (Misty). SO then, keep reading your list, count every blessing small and large, and especially reminisce about the life YOU have and had. {{{{{{hugs}}}}}}"
Feb 17
Rainy (Misty) replied to InsideLove's discussion How was your valentine's day like no other? Here's mine.
"Mine was just another day.Yours was amazing!  I'm so happy for you!  I love it when people take the time to tell me a Jerry story.  "
Feb 16
InsideLove replied to InsideLove's discussion What kind of feelings from Arlington National Cemetery service? in the group Military Families
"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…"
Feb 16
Frank replied to InsideLove's discussion What kind of feelings from Arlington National Cemetery service? in the group Military Families
"Hi InsideLove, 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. …"
Feb 15
InsideLove replied to InsideLove's discussion How was your valentine's day like no other? Here's mine.
"Oh my vintage56! THIS gives me such hope for the future. THANK YOU. What a wonderful tradition you have set in motion."
Feb 15
InsideLove replied to InsideLove's discussion How was your valentine's day like no other? Here's mine.
"That's worth some chuckles? Maybe maybe not. I ran by any and all V-Day decorations. Just in case they might trigger some unexpected feeling."
Feb 15
InsideLove replied to InsideLove's discussion How was your valentine's day like no other? Here's mine.
"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…"
Feb 15
InsideLove replied to InsideLove's discussion How was your valentine's day like no other? Here's mine.
"Callie2, oh my goodness! That letter has to be a wonderful letter from your husband's doctor.  Same for us, not having made Valentine's Day any big deal. One year here, one year there."
Feb 15
InsideLove replied to Mike's discussion Making new friends in the group Widowed in 2017
"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…"
Feb 15

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At 6:31am on November 9, 2017, NancyD said…

Yup, that's me!

At 7:18pm on October 14, 2017, judy said…

Hi InsideLove,

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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