Thank you, cousin Barry Weber for your thoughts on there's no future in the past. After you take 3 minutes and 18 seconds to read this, I've included the Vince Gill song version of There's No Future in the past, as it Fits Widowhood. Somedays, we just have had enough! The constant feeling of our loss is always inside us and always will be. The feelings are upfront and … [Read more...] about There’s No Future in the Past Fits Widowhood
Widowhood is moving forward, then falling backward. Many times. I didn't see any progress my first year as a widow until I looked back. That's how it was for me. (Reading time 2 min 30 sec) My husband died suddenly, unexpectedly, almost five years ago. After close to a month in the hospital, I was in shock. I felt numb, with little emotion. Widowhood Year One in Black … [Read more...] about Widowhood Is Moving Forward, Then Falling Backward
Widowhood timing is all up to God, of course. For me, the widowhood season includes staying connected with friends I've made along my way, building a new house, and finding someone who adds an extraordinary, new dimension to my life. I continue to see my faith strengthened in so many ways. Each of us in the widowhood season has a different path. In the last four years, I've … [Read more...] about Widowhood Timing is All Up to God
Dating realities in my widowhood. I blame my dating realities on my husband; God rest his soul. While I don't recall the exact date he asked me some of the following questions, I clearly remember the conversation. My one-hour-long first date can be summed up in this 5 minute and 34 seconds read. As a usual morning might be for us, I stepped into his office to ask him, … [Read more...] about Dating Realities in My Widowhood
Widows and widowers can integrate facts, feelings, and faith to strengthen us in our widowhood season. This is a 3 minutes 43 second read and then please, let us hear from you. Widows and widowers can integrate the facts, feelings, and faith to strengthen us in our widowhood season. Part of my working career was as a corporate trainer and speaker. My first speaker's bureau … [Read more...] about Widows and widowers can integrate facts, feelings, and faith and strengthen ourselves
Can we make any sense of the widowhood season? I ask God to please continue to show me He is with me in this season. Not that He ever leaves me! It's more like after my morning scripture meditation, and then it's usually not until evening, I return to understand something more His book has to say. These days I'm rarely on Facebook. However, I find answers and share my … [Read more...] about Can we make any sense of the widowhood season?