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Journey of Learning

One thing (among many) that is true, is that being widowed is not easy. Especially when time passes, and you are still alone.  It doesn’t matter the gender, loss is loss and with it, comes the pain. Everyone faces this … Continue reading

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April Fourth; The Sound of Joy

That sound was music to our ears…sort of. On March twenty-eighth one of the cats had kittens in our back yard right up against the wall of the house. Four tiny but cute lives right out in the open. The … Continue reading

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March Seventeenth; Remembering And Realizing In the Time Since His Passing

Five years ago, everything earthly was finished. My husband died on March seventh, he was laid to rest on the seventeenth. It took that long to get his body home from Indiana. I was told that it would have taken … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory Across Time

Thinking and remembering on this anniversary of your home going. March seventh, 2018: At this time last year, I was sitting on my front porch with my sister-in-law. We were waiting for the police to show up and confirm what … Continue reading

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March Seventh; When One Realizes Life’s Journey Isn’t a New Normal

What is normal? How and where do we find it hiding? Or is it actually what ever we are dealing with at the moment, even should it be uncomfortable and unwanted? How do we come to accept that change is … Continue reading

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Tomorrow

With each passing day, each passing moment, my mind moves more toward tomorrow. Tomorrow will be the five year anniversary of your leaving this life for your Heavenly one. Even as I have come to some semblance of peace, there … Continue reading

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March Sixth; In Memory and Honor

One reason why I participate in Relay for Life. I have two brothers, one who lives on the other side of town and one who now resides in Heaven. He was twenty-three months younger than me, but so much more … Continue reading

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February Twenty-first; Thoughts on Dealing With Grief and its Relative, Depression

“Like sand through the hour glass, so are the days of our lives.” For some, a well remembered line from a soap opera. Grief, flows like the tide. At its worst, flowing in and covering all that would seem happy. … Continue reading

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January Twenty-eighth; What We Are Told

Depression does not care who you are, or what you have. Grief is the monster lurking in the shadows, waiting its opportunity. I’ve been sitting here staring out the window at the once again overcast sky. Another winter storm is … Continue reading

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January Twenty-sixth; In Honor, Memory and Love

It would have been today. It would have been our thirty-seventh anniversary, but he was called home to Heaven and I am here. Today though, I remember, and I miss. I remember that first time we talked. I was just … Continue reading

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