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Sleepless In Seattle
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Lintiga commented on Sleepless In Seattle's blog post Don't look so sad
"So sad to read this, must be hard this time of year during the holiday season.  But what a beautiful note to have and cherish. It’s been 4 years since my husband passed does get little easier but some days or moments are always difficult."
Jan 21
Sleepless In Seattle replied to phyllis's discussion Married 62 years in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Hi Don, this is Phil, I'll lift you up in prayer.  May God be with you Monday and stabilize your feet."
Jan 8
Sleepless In Seattle replied to phyllis's discussion Married 62 years in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Trying to read your comments, I kept getting lost in my tears, losing my place.  It seems that there is a whole river of tears still flowing through my heart. Now I understand that song " cry me a river over you."  Where in the…"
Jan 7
Sleepless In Seattle replied to phyllis's discussion Married 62 years in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"I had someone tell me once, not to make any big decision for a while until your emotions settle down.  Because right now you're probably not thinking to clear.   You are not overly dramatic, you're just hurting, and they are…"
Jan 7
Sleepless In Seattle replied to phyllis's discussion Married 62 years in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"You need to know, it's OK to cry.  The heart has a mind of its own.  This is a safe place to cry.  We're all in the same bot, the bot of pain and heartbreak.  Sometimes I can do nothing but cry and let it all out, take…"
Jan 7
Sleepless In Seattle replied to phyllis's discussion Married 62 years in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"So, tell me about your music.  I write a lot.  I'm compelled to write.  I look forward to hearing about your music.  By the way, I'm Sleepless In Seattle, nice to meet you."
Jan 7
Sleepless In Seattle replied to phyllis's discussion Married 62 years in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"WOW!  That was good..... NO! .. That was GREAT!  I needed that to start my day off right!  That's the kind of stuff I'm looking for to stuff into my thoughts!"
Jan 7
Sleepless In Seattle replied to phyllis's discussion Married 62 years in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Thanks for caring!"
Jan 6
Sleepless In Seattle replied to phyllis's discussion Married 62 years in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Where Eagles Soar Within each of us, there is a treasured love waiting to be found, a treasured place to be shared where only eagles soar and mate for life.  It’s a sad place to be without a mate where the spirit of love once gives lift…"
Jan 6
Sleepless In Seattle replied to phyllis's discussion Married 62 years in the group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"It seems, I snees I cry, I sniffle I cry I read one of these posts I cry, it's like I have a licky heart. I'm cried out and still I cry.  It's like I've got to cry me a river over you.  Some times it feels like I'm…"
Jan 6
Sleepless In Seattle replied to Rich's discussion The obsession of starting a new relationship
"Life goes on and what I want and what I have is two different things.  I can't build a new relationship for hanging on to the past, to what I've lost and still love so deeply.  But if I don't turn loose of what I've…"
Jan 1
Sleepless In Seattle commented on Sleepless In Seattle's blog post Don't look so sad
"This is a safe place where you can let your feelings out and just cry if you need to.  Sometimes it's all I can do because I hurt so bad."
Dec 30, 2019
Sleepless In Seattle commented on Sleepless In Seattle's blog post Don't look so sad
"Just reading your comment made me weep, I broke down halfway through it and had a heartbreaking cry.  Memories are embedded in our hearts so deep they hurt.  Thanks for the post. "
Dec 30, 2019
Pegasus commented on Sleepless In Seattle's blog post Don't look so sad
"Your post brought tears to my eyes.  "For the Good Times" was our song.  I hadn't listened to it since my husband's passing 17 months ago.  After reading your post I played it but broke down halfway through and had…"
Dec 28, 2019
Sleepless In Seattle commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"The 40s were very good years because I was born then.  That's when life began for me.  The 70s were very good years, that's when life began anew for me.  2,000 was a very good year, it began my healing of things that just…"
Dec 23, 2019
Sleepless In Seattle commented on Soaring Spirits's group Born in the 40s or Earlier
"Divorced and widowed, thirty years plus one and a half. I still get lost in my emotions, bewildered at times, lost in the pain.  I begin to think that I will never find my way out. There is no set answer for this kind of pain. The void can only…"
Dec 22, 2019

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Don't look so sad

Posted on December 21, 2019 at 7:13pm 4 Comments

Don’t Look So Sad

He unfolded the note, the last note she ever wrote, and read…..

Don’t look so sad, my darling husband, I know it’s over. But life will go on, and the whole world will just keep right on a turning. Just be glad we had some time to spend together. There’ll be time enough for sadness when I’m gone. So, lay your head upon my pillow, and hold my warm and tender body next to yours, And let's pretend we still have forever………

…….. He stopped there, for he couldn’t…

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Thought of Thankfulness

Posted on November 28, 2019 at 3:39pm 3 Comments

When I count my blessings true, on this day of thankfulness, and find you there still in my past, I count the memories sweet and true, how I remember you and smile.

I cuddle up next to a warm thought, a memory I find of you, and count my blessings of days gone by, when love was new, and love was true, and danced around within my heart, treasured thoughts I find of you.

It hurts to see you gone, and feel the loss of your sweet love and the pain of losing you, and I'm thankful…

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The Essence Of A Name And Its Unspoken Nature

Posted on November 26, 2019 at 10:28pm 2 Comments

The Essence Of A Name

And Its Unspoken Nature

 

Sleepless In Seattle captured the heartbreaking essence of widowhood.  I was watching it unfold layer by layer the unthinkable loss of widowhood when I signed up with Soaring Spirits.  It spoke to me from the sadness of my heart.  They said I needed a fictitious name.  That was all I could think of at the time.  So I became “Sleepless In Seattle” in more ways then I care to be, I became like all of you, the essence of the…

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Does anyone out there do homeschooling?

Posted on November 26, 2019 at 5:58pm 0 Comments

Does anyone out there do homeschooling?

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At 1:26pm on November 23, 2019, Dianne in Nevada said…

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

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