Category Archives: transition

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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Grieving is Essential to Change

Grieving is essential to change. Grief actually serves a good purpose when dealing with change. Grieving is the process of reconciling yourself with new circumstances, with a changed world. Without grief, change would paralyze you; drive you insane. Before people … 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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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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