After my husband died, I wondered, how can I trust God day by day? Over time, I learned to trust God with my finances, and that took years. However, that realization helped me to trust God with my ability to tithe. More than that, I let go of my husband's "need" for bigger and better toys. Over the years, I trusted God with family issues. Most of us may stop talking with a … [Read more...] about Why Should I Trust God Day By Day as a Widow?
Are you allowing yourself to open up to let God work his plan in your widows season? Identifying a topic for the upcoming week's savvy senior widows blog can be challenging. Unintentionally, I was blocking hearing from God. Actually, even praying became blocked in preparing to write this week's blog post. Was I really ready to let God work His plan in this? Then, I began … [Read more...] about Can You Open Up to Let God Work His Plan in Your Widows Season
When Will Joy and Laughter Fill Our Savvy Senior Widow Life? Laughter will come to widows to help us begin to heal. Today, 3 1/2 years after Marty died, one thing I know for sure, I don't and can't control a darn thing in life. Not. One. Thing. At first, even when the sun shines, the first few months of grief are the most cloud-covered time. Maybe it was realizing I … [Read more...] about When Will Joy and Laughter Fill Our Savvy Senior Widow Life?
Why is there No Map for Our Grief? When my husband died, I wanted to find or have someone tell me what to do. Someone, please give me a map for grief, if you find one. First of all, there is no map for grief. The mechanics of changing names on accounts, planning the service, getting copies of the death certificate, and a never-ending stream of first action items are … [Read more...] about There is No Map for Grief
Karyn Kulenovic invited me to participate in The Integrated Empath Summit earlier this year. Drop Your Label and Delight Yourself with Peace and Success fell into place with this theme for me as a subject for introverts to hear. Both extroverts and introverts can be empaths with their sensitivity and creativity often being held back instead of released. If as Kulenovic … [Read more...] about Drop Your Introvert Label and Delight Yourself with Peace and Success
Two marriage friendly ways for wives to stop controlling their husbands Does your hairdresser ever give you advice as you talk through a situation with her? Or maybe she asks for your ideas or thoughts on an issue? Mine does both. She’s a skilled listener and a curious person. A couple of years ago she asked me if I knew the Bible tells us women are going to be a … [Read more...] about Two Marriage-friendly Ways for Wives to Stop Controlling their Husbands