Summertime is always an exciting time of the year to look forward to. Depending on where you are in life, this can be exciting, or it can be difficult to decide what to do! What are some of your greatest memories of summertime? As a child and growing up in Minnesota, there was a lotContinue reading “Looking Toward Summer!”
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Planning for the future?
As a couple we plan for things regularly about what we want out of life. Things such as our jobs, where we want to live, kids or no kids. Unfortunately, we do not think about planning what happens if one of us dies. Being my husband was in the military, we were required to haveContinue reading “Planning for the future?”
Oh to find peace!
As we try to imagine how our life will be changing as we walk down this journey of widowhood – it truly is difficult to imagine life alone. Who can we trust? Who can we follow down this path with? Each of us has a unique journey and handles things differently. None of us paysContinue reading “Oh to find peace!”
Past Love Brings Strength!
Each of us has had a unique marriage. Some have been totally amazing marriages. I have had widows tell of how the strength of their passed spouse brings them strength today and going forward based on their relationship. In researching scripture, if we accept that Christ is in charge, the scripture makes sense. In PsalmContinue reading “Past Love Brings Strength!”
What is you’re feeling about coming into a New Year? For the most part, I look forward to the new year. In reflecting in the past, my reflections are based on the previous year as to how that went. If it was a good year, I would think on what happened and how I handledContinue reading “New Beginnings!”
Transition to a Different Life!
This may be your first or second Christmas without your spouse. You may be wondering how or why I would suggest newness in your life when this time of year may be so difficult. As we walk step by step into our new journey, we will learn how to take a step at a time. Continue reading “Transition to a Different Life!”
Blessings during the tough times?
Over the weekend I was listening to background music as I was relaxing. I was thinking of how God has blessed me over the years even through tough times. I have listened to widows during their early years of widowhood on wanting to know how they will get through the early part of this journey. Continue reading “Blessings during the tough times?”
An older quote of Snoopy said, ‘To always hold on to the beautiful memories Snoopy’. Its ok to cry sometimes. Take solace in knowing that who we have lost will forever live on in our hearts. Sometimes memories sneak out of my eyes and fall down my checks. That is just so true. Even thoughContinue reading “Precious Memories”
When I reflect on the friendships I had when Dan died along with those I had met over the years, it seems they belong in categories. Just thinking about this, it brings back good, bad and some sad memories. However, I wanted to reflect on this as we need to take a look at thoseContinue reading “Changing Friendships….”
Talking to our adult children after a loss!
We certainly grieve differently as a spouse than our children who have lost their dad. It seems in the beginning of our loss; we all grieve differently and often neglect or forget to check to see how our adult children are doing. Perhaps, we assume that they will let us know how they are doing. Continue reading “Talking to our adult children after a loss!”