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Is It So Wrong

Started this discussion. Last reply by Callie2 Mar 16. 3 Replies

Is it so wrong to want to give the kids up, sell the house and not tell anyone where I'm going.  I would not do this in a million years, but the thought of it is like a fantasy.  To go where Nobody…Continue

 

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Morgana (Janet) commented on kellygreenstrat (Colin)'s blog post Heard it in a Love Song
"Well said Colin and yes "The Dance" by Garth Brooks is one of the best songs he ever did. Love it and listen to it often. No regrets here either."
3 minutes ago
Steve commented on kellygreenstrat (Colin)'s blog post Heard it in a Love Song
"Hi Colin, this was beautiful. Thanks for writing it, It touched me. im also a guy that loves music, it is always in me every day. So many songs are "ours" meaning have had such emotional ties, memories to me. A song will remind me of this…"
Thursday
Athena53 commented on kellygreenstrat (Colin)'s blog post Heard it in a Love Song
"Last night I was on a plane to Panama listening to music when I decided I wanted something more contemplative than "Paradise by the Dashboard" light. I chose "Your long Journey" by Robert Plant and Alison Krause and cried through…"
Apr 14
sandi commented on kellygreenstrat (Colin)'s blog post Heard it in a Love Song
"I am having the same issue with music.  After all the concerts and I still have all the albums from the 70's and 80's  I am struggling with music.  The only time I seem content listening is at church (crazy…"
Apr 13
kellygreenstrat (Colin) commented on kellygreenstrat (Colin)'s blog post Heard it in a Love Song
"Thank you for the kind words Callie.  Music is therapeutic.  I checked out The Prayer and Believe.  Beautiful songs.  Believe really did hit home, and throughout the song it built with emotion.  Thank you for that."
Apr 13
Callie2 commented on kellygreenstrat (Colin)'s blog post Heard it in a Love Song
"THE PRAYER with Lyrics Celine Dion & Andrea Bocelli_By Moonlight6869 Sorry I cannot provide a direct link but if you can access YouTube or even Google, type that in and give a listen, the video is beautiful. Another inspirational song, IMO, is…"
Apr 12
Callie2 commented on kellygreenstrat (Colin)'s blog post Heard it in a Love Song
"I always loved "The Dance" but it really took on new meaning after losing my husband. So true. Also "If Tomorroe Never Comes" has a lot of relevance. I have always had a love for music, many genres, and it has always been an…"
Apr 11
kellygreenstrat (Colin) posted a blog post

Heard it in a Love Song

Music has always played a huge roll in my life.  Since birth I've had headphones on, even to the point where I hear music when there is none.  There has always been a song for my mood.  No matter how funky or blue, happy or melancholy I've always been able to find music that fits.  However over the last few years especially I've found myself searching for something that's out of reach.  Nothing makes me happy or soothes the mood.  Nothing fits.Love songs are just a painful reminder of what I've…See More
Apr 11
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Mar 30
kellygreenstrat (Colin) commented on Soaring Spirits's group Widowed in 2017
"So I was at church this morning.  During the mass a gentleman who has always been so very kind to my family started having an episode.  Not really sure what it was, seizure  etc.  This old couple has been very supportive of us…"
Mar 26
Callie2 replied to kellygreenstrat (Colin)'s discussion Is It So Wrong
"We cannot run from grief, it will be with you until it isn't. There is no timetable, there are no "stages" as it doesn't move straight-forward or linear. Anxiety and that feeling of being overwhelmed is quite normal so you have…"
Mar 16
Patrick replied to kellygreenstrat (Colin)'s discussion Is It So Wrong
"No, there's nothing wrong with dreaming of running away. You're describing escaping into fantasy to give yourself some small respite from things you can't escape in reality.  If you try to run away in reality, or if you spend so…"
Mar 16
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Mar 15
Kaci replied to kellygreenstrat (Colin)'s discussion Is It So Wrong
"Hello, your post makes my heart hurt. I feel your pain. Running away is tempting but I think no matter how far we go the pain will be there...it comes from inside and I have not found any escape from it, however I have to say at 23 months I am…"
Mar 14
Steve commented on kellygreenstrat (Colin)'s blog post I've Answered My Own Question
"I have pondered this question, many times in my life. I happen to have had several occassions to have faced this challemge, decision in life. When i was 11 yrs old, i met Glenn in School. He had just moved into our neighborhood, and he sat right…"
Mar 13
kellygreenstrat (Colin) replied to Soaring Spirits's discussion Introduce yourselves, please!
"(((Hugs))) So sorry for your loss Cindy.  I also lost my wife 2/17/17 after 8 years battling cancer.  The fog is just now starting, I had been soo sharp for soo long, I think because I needed to be.  This is brutal, no two ways about…"
Mar 13

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Heard it in a Love Song

Posted on April 11, 2017 at 7:15am 8 Comments

Music has always played a huge roll in my life.  Since birth I've had headphones on, even to the point where I hear music when there is none.  There has always been a song for my mood.  No matter how funky or blue, happy or melancholy I've always been able to find music that fits.  However over the last few years especially I've found myself searching for something that's out of reach.  Nothing makes me happy or soothes the mood.  Nothing fits.

Love songs are just a painful reminder…

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I've Answered My Own Question

Posted on March 5, 2017 at 1:21pm 3 Comments

I remember talking with a friend who lost her father suddenly, about how devastating it was for her.  I remember her talking about how she never got the chance to say goodbye.  I remember her asking which would be worse, watching the person you love the most slowly slip away, or losing them suddenly?  This question stuck with me for a long time.  Well into my wife's long battle with cancer.  I lost mine slowly.  I lost mine painfully.

This question came up with my counselor a year or…

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At 9:19pm on March 4, 2017, judy said…

Hi Kellygreenstrat,

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.

 

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