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Started this discussion. Last reply by Dawn- Clouds Mum May 7, 2011. 19 Replies

We are Widows and Widowers.  We recognize Anniversary's that hold memories. I see the term Sadiversary used here, while I understand that sentiment, it doesn't sit well with me. I don't want to be sad about it forever. I'm not always sad ... does…Continue

Resources for Widows

Started this discussion. Last reply by Aeleice May 23, 2013. 5 Replies

I'm seeing a common theme of Widows not being able to access Counseling and others services due to financial constraints. I was thinking we could start to compile a list of Resources that we've used or been referred to that could be of assistance to…Continue

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My LH Mark was a youth pastor and in June 2006 he took a group of 67 from Oregon to New Orleans, post Katrina, do help in the rebuilding process. On Wednesday June 21st, while in Baton Rouge LA, he got up to give a sermon, collapsed and died. I was in Oregon w/ our son. Life has never been the same. 



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At 3:17pm on February 4, 2011,
Soaring Spirits

OK now I hope your WEEK has gotten better. I got sick Tuesday, then my daughter is 2 days behind me, which means by Monday... it will be my turn to be sick again.

YaHOO!!! Hope you, at least, are warm and well.

At 12:25pm on January 31, 2011,
Soaring Spirits
Hope your day gets better... hope mine does, too!! :-)
At 5:49pm on January 28, 2011,
Soaring Spirits
A little birthday told me it was your birdie today, I mean, whait, something like that!!! I look forward to chatting early next week when our snow days are finally (HOPEFULLY) over! Thanks for all your support.
At 6:43am on January 21, 2011, A Widowed Father said…
I actually grew up in Baldwin, my late wife grew up in Northport, so I ended up moving up here.
At 2:42pm on January 12, 2011,
Soaring Spirits

Hi, M, and welcome! Looks like you resolved your password issues? You're the second person today with that problem.... so WHEW.

Welcome to the great adventure of turning a series of quiet rooms into a thriving community. I guess we just need... some couches and wine?


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