Category Archives: journey

How Friends Can Help

Tips for Friends to Help a Widow 1. Stay connected. There is already a huge gap in a widow’s world. Never assume that she needs space to grieve alone. 2. Say out loud that you are sorry for the loss … Continue reading

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Healing Symbols

HEALING SYMBOLS From statues to scholarships to crosses, there have been hundreds of tangible and intangible memorials to commemorate the lives of those who died. None of the ordinary ones could bring solace to Abigail Carter, a Canadian woman who … Continue reading

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Prayer by Rumi

I found this prayer by Rumi (13th century Sufi poet) sung at a life celebration service so very beautiful and I’d like to share it with you here: On the day I die Don’t weep, don’t cry He’s gone, he’s gone The … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Christian Widows

A Christian counselor friend says, “If you were my sister, my mother, or a dear friend and your husband had just died, here are the ten things I’d tell you to successfully navigate the waters of widowhood.” 1. Trust God. Easier said than done, I … Continue reading

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THERE COMES A DAY

Whether you think so at first, there finally comes a day when you actually feel better and when you are no longer consumed with grief. You come to terms with the fact that your loved one is gone and never … Continue reading

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