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Shoosie2
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  • Brownsville, CA
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Keeping your Loved One's Ashes

Started this discussion. Last reply by julep67 Aug 6. 15 Replies

Hi everyoneI am 6 months into my grief journey, abut it feels like 1 million years ago since I saw my Rick's handsome face. How can it only be 6 months!!!  There must be some sort of time warp going…Continue

a very uplifting article

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rainy (Misty) Apr 23. 2 Replies

 I just found this while taking a break at work. I found it very enlightening, especially since my Rick contacted me twice in 12 hours. Last night, upon pulling into the driveway, the radio again…Continue

 

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Shoosie2 replied to Mike's discussion Dating in the group Born in the 50s
"Mike, If I'm not mistaken, you live in a rural area, like I do. I remember some of your earlier posts about finding others who share same interests, etc, and when Meetup.com was mentioned, you said that there was nothing close by. Well, to the…"
Sunday
Tekwriter replied to Shoosie2's discussion Giving Myself a Panic Attack in the group Born in the 50s
"Hi, I think we will have to move this coming year. Our house payment is extraordinarily high and I do not believe I will be able to refinance it on what I make in retirement. We had just gone through bankruptcy to keep it so my credit is now good…"
Aug 9
Shoosie2 commented on Athena53's blog post "A sculpture that Creates Intense Emotion"
"Here is another sculpture with captures all of our feelings, at one time or another. It's called The Weight of Grief  by Celeste Roberge. Peace Steph"
Aug 7
julep67 replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"I haven't been able to scatter my Mark's ashes yet either.  I have them in my home.  Last fall, I lost our beloved dog Sam, I have his ashes on the same shelf with Mark's.  When our other dog (Mark's sweet sheltie…"
Aug 6
Rockon replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"That is SO awesome Athena! What a treasure chest for Ron and yourself. I am so happy for you!"
Aug 6
Athena53 replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"An update on the container for Ron's ashes- Dad told me that my brother is making the box from a cedar tree that fell down on the property in Myrtle Beach where my parents lived for 30 years.  A kind neighbor cut it down for them and cut…"
Aug 6
Shoosie2 commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 50s
"Everyone here is posting my exact feelings right now. I just suffered through what would have been our 18th anniversary on 7/27. The following day, the neighbor who has been helping me took all of Rick's tools as I had arranged that. It was…"
Aug 5
Morgana (Janet) replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"Hi Sooshie2 and sorry you are in the club no one wants to join. My husband wanted to be cremated and his ashes scattered at Battleship Rock out side of Albuquerque, NM. I did keep some for me as that was what I wanted to do. Most all of his ashes…"
Aug 2
SpringLight replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"Since my post, I've noticed mentions of religious practices regarding cremains, so I feel I should point out that where I chose to place my husband’s ashes was strictly individual.  My husband and I are of different religious…"
Aug 2
Callie2 replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"Shoosie, your loss is still very recent. The feelings you describe seem normal for someone who is grieving. IMO grief is more like a process and for many of us, we let go a little at a time.( more like increments). Whether it be tossing out a…"
Aug 1
Shoosie2 replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"Thank you all who replied. Athena, how wonderful to have a family member put their own energy into the wooden box- that gives it a special vibration. Last week, I had a wonderful photo enlarged and framed of Rick, and have placed it beside his urn,…"
Aug 1
Athena53 replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"A PS since it's too late to edit- I was doing searches on the Internet for wooden boxes made in the USA and realized (sometimes I'm a bit slow) that my brother is a gifted woodworker.  He made half the furniture in his house and has…"
Aug 1
Athena53 replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"Norm, my parents are also Roman Catholic and bought columbarium niches at their church 20 years ago.  Less than a year after Mom died, Dad moved from Myrtle Beach, where they'd lived for 30 years, to Lexington, SC to live in an Independent…"
Aug 1
Frank replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"Hi Shoosie2, I think we all understand where you are coming from, and your choice, will be the best for you. When I received Susan's ashes, my youngest son and I went down to Denver to get them.  We set her on the floor between us as I…"
Jul 31
norm replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
"A bit different here. I followed the teaching of my Catholic faith regarding disposition of "cremains" which state: "The cremated remains of a body should be treated with the same respect given to the human body from which they…"
Jul 31
SpringLight replied to Shoosie2's discussion Keeping your Loved One's Ashes
" Please accept my condolences on the loss of your husband.   I think the way that you have chosen  to honor your husband is beautiful.   But my opinion doesn’t matter.  Only yours does.     My husband…"
Jul 29

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At 8:54pm on February 26, 2018, Dianne in Nevada said…

Welcome to Widville, Shoosie2. I'm so sorry for your loss, but pleased you found us. You’ll find caring support and friendship here.

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