"Well, LJ1, probably is, lol but your Dear's taste is good. although Jamestown, particularly Beavertail State Park is just splendid. Bittersweet, these dates, I hope for you the beauty of the place gives some comfort through the pain."
"Well, I think this wagon has low sides, so while easy to fall off, not too hard to climb back on, lol.
Diane, timing for you couldn't be more off, wow.
Stuff gets in the way for all of but it is interesting to hear where this does help. I…"
"Hey! How many are still doing this?
Confession, was a few days before I realized it was Oprah doing the intro's (so that's why she pictured with him, duh!)
Like hearing about balance and equilibrium, the mindful moments about…"
"I am so far behind here but Babsy said some things many posts ago that stuck with me:
"I met with my physician on a monthly basis.... "
I met with with my doc, their idea, on a monthly basis. Wow.
Babs, kudos for your…"
"Janice you make sense, I even get, literally, the "how do you live where?" and while I will probably never choose to live at the end of a mile long dirt road (yet, never say never...)
like you, thought early on learning to live on my…"
"Dm94, Drifting, thank-you for your posts. Mahagen, thank you for this thread as it raises good questions about having a sense of fulfillment and growth to a sense of peace, with faith and love.
Reading Drifting’s post about…"
"Sorry, just feel "faith" should not be so narrowly defined. I do not want to step on the toes of what works for another, but actually, do not like hearing because I do not "believe to order", I am wrong.
Sorry, I am not…"
"Well,you know?, sometimes we just lean into faith, find strength and without realizing...according to you all..we are flips sidewise however totally wrong, and allow faith. ...wow.
Damn, foiled again, except....
I think you area bit…"
"Thanks for your eloquent letter, so much of what you speak of, in particular concerning the how others often connect dating with getting back to "normal". I was rather affronted do be questioned several months in about who I was seeing. I…"
"forever56, I hear ya, same with my mom. Calling her to tell her my Dear had died, well I had the sense (at least) to demand my brother come up to her side of the house. The news hit her hard. Now, I realize part of that was she knew what I faced. I,…"
"Next weekend is three years. That first anniversary, 2011, I spent it in a workshop and the instructor brought in several small paintings of a series he was working on. Two struck me hard. In my mind I called them "grief" &…"
"May for all of us on this Eve and through the morrow find some moments of comfort, of peace. May with the tears come also reflection for the memories cherished and allow even a hair's (or is that hare's?) breath space for joy.
"Hi Hal, coming on three years, too,and still in the same house. Never thought that. You wrote:
...the gut wrenching grief of year one, and the vacillating grief of year two, for whom the third year becomes crucial in finally moving towards…"
"yes, Navillus, about the house being too big, etc! Although, did go look at a couple small places and found they were too small.
And found reading of your five year outlook as an "ah" moment. It is almost three years for me and sometimes…"
"Hi Kerriann, have felt that way from the beginning, probably because we never thought of this move as permanent. So perhaps it is not uncommon, this feeling to go that was very strong early on. Not quite so much now, tempered I suppose, by not…"
Hi Linda. You’ve come to a wonderful place filled with those who understand how difficult this is. Joining groups is a great way to get connected to others who have similar experiences. Request some friends, try out the chat room, just immerse yourself in this very special place. I look forward to getting acquainted with you here in Widville.