Category Archives: widow

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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Comfort Food

WINTER SQUASH AND APPLE SOUP 1½ lb winter squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 2″ chunks 3 onions, peeled and quartered 3 garlic cloves, peeled and diced 3 Gala apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 2″ chunks 2 tablespoons olive … 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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