A widow's faith or fear - where's the focus? If you know me at all, you recognize I want to use another f word. However, in my usual praying to God, "what is next up in my blog posts, Jesus?" I heard this still, gentle, soft voice say - not that F word. Thank you, God. After all, I'm a sassy, savvy widow now. No need for such language. Today anyway. "Faith and fear both … [Read more...] about A Widow’s Faith or Fear – Where’s the Focus?
It never occurred to me I could move forward as a widow. But I discovered with my holistic and chakra healer; I use the Move Forward as a Widow with How You Know it’s Time to Get Off the Toilet Intuition. Or I just know how and when. Without a map for any of us widowed, women and men, the reality is it's up to us to invent our map. Have you ever had non-widow friends, … [Read more...] about Move Forward as a Widow with How You Know it’s Time to Get Off the Toilet Intuition
Let's be praying for widows and widowers on National Prayer Day. And every day. I know some of you do pray. I know some of you question, is there a God? Heck, my husband was agnostic until he knew he was going to die. But May seems to be an excellent month for those of us grieving, for however long that lasts and to whatever degree of pain, our husband or wife. Here … [Read more...] about Praying for Widows and Widowers on National Prayer Day
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?