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Hi everyone,

I thought I would let everyone know that is interested, that I've started writing a daily inspirational, which I put on my page in my online store.  The page is called "Daily Stanism"  and can be found at the following link:

Here's a copy of Thursday's and today's Stanism so you'll get an idea of what they are:  

Thursday 20 June 2013

Have you ever had a loved one that you missed very badly, but they were in another place, another state, another country, or even another time?   How you deal with it can make a world of difference as to how well you cope with each day that you are not with them.  You can dwell on the fact that your loved one is not with you and that you can’t handle them being away from you, but that kind of thinking can cause depression.  The way I look at it is that each new day brings the one I love, one day closer to me!  I hope everyone has a fantastic Thursday and, if you miss someone very badly, that you think of it as being one day closer to that person.   

Friday 21 June 2013

It’s Friday 21 June 2013 and it’s going to be a beautiful day here and everywhere.  I know, because we can make it happen!  We have the power!  When we go through life, we sometimes face events; some of which can be devastating and make it difficult to continue.  However, life is full of surprises and things can change quickly!  After a devastating event, we need to look to the future and not live in the past.  Sometimes life can actually become as good as or better than what we had.  I hope that you have a beautiful Friday and accept all that life has to offer.


Each Stanism is original and I write them from my heart and my experiences with life, before I lost my wife, during the time I was losing my wife, and how I've coped with my life since she passed away last August 8th 2012.  I hope you enjoy them and that they help you cope with life after life.  I started writing them each day on facebook and people on there suggested that I put it on my website so that more could see them.  I've been writing them for quite awhile and just thought this morning about WV and that it might help some on here.  

Many warm hugs and thoughts to everyone on WV,
My journey still continues and so will yours, 



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Comment by Moving On on June 25, 2013 at 9:02am

One more Stanism for today and then I will let you all just go to the website and read them from now on, if you want to do it.  If not, it's your choice, just like living or depression! Happy warm hugs to all on WV, I sincerely hope your future is as beautiful as your life was before you came to this wonderful site.  It was before and it can be again!  I myself was devastated after my wife of over 51 years passed away on 8 August 2012, but I chose to live and today I'm more alive than I've been in a long time.   

Tuesday 25 June 2013

It’s Tuesday and what a beautiful day of the week we have chosen to be alive.  Today, we are alive because we managed to get through yesterday.  In life, we can find ourselves facing each new day by ourselves and many find that overwhelming.  When we are suddenly alone after being with someone we love, we must first be willing to accept the fact that they are gone!  Believe me, it’s not easy, but once we accept that fact, healing can begin.  New love can enter and life can go on.  When something like this happens, we can make a choice to accept life or not.  I myself choose life over the alternative, which is depression.  Depression can be very depressing!  I hope your day is beautiful, that you smile more than you think you can, and that you accept life and all it has to offer.     

Comment by Moving On on June 24, 2013 at 5:11am

I'm not sure how many of you have had a chance to view the Stanism's I write, but wanted to share today's in case you haven't.  FWIW, many of my Facebook friends are widows and they tell me that what I write really helps them.  That's what made me think of Widows Village and my friends on here.  

Anyway, here's the one I wrote today:

It’s Monday 24 June 2013 and we are still traveling around the sun at approximately 67,000 mph!  That kind of speed makes me dizzy and happy to know that I’m alive and don’t feel it.   Even though we are traveling that fast, it’s all relative, because we are traveling with it.  When our life changes, we need to travel with it and not get off and watch while it travels onward without us.  Too many times we hit a bump in the road, called life’s highway, and we tend to get off and fret on the side of the road.  When a bump occurs, we need to check our seat belt and hang on for the ride of our life.  The new ride can be as good as or better than the old one.  I hope you have a beautiful Monday and don’t sit on the side of the road while life travels on without you!

I hope everyone has a new day today and begins the journey that can carry you to the person you used to be.  Many warm sincere hugs to all!  Stan      

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