Monthly Archives: October 2011

Memory gifts #8

Write a positive Christmas letter to your spouse. A letter of gratitude and love. (Leave out the pain in this letter) Write what you imagine his or her response might be. This is a gift that can bring you closer … Continue reading

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Memory gifts #7

Make a donation in his or her name to a cause he or she cared about.

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Memory gifts #6

Create (or have made) a DVD or album of photos. Be sure all of the people in the pictures are identified and if possible, the occasion or circumstances when the photos were taken.

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Memory gifts #5

Write the story of how you met your spouse for children and grandchildren. Or write something about his or her history they are not aware of. There are stories about both of you that might be lost when you pass … Continue reading

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Memory gifts #4

Stationary and office stores, some drugstores and other places make photo Christmas cards. You’ve all received or sent such cards with family photos. Have a card made from a favorite photo of your spouse or your spouse and you together. … Continue reading

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Memory gifts #3

As gifts for significant people, have a pillow or pillows made from his t-shirts or her scarves or other clothing. Different sized cushions for covering can be found at any fabric store. Also, online, you can find places that make … Continue reading

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Memory gifts #2

At a Hallmark or Christmas store look for ornaments that have a place to insert a photo. Have a photo reduced and duplicated at an office store or drug store to fit the ornaments. These can be lasting gifts to … Continue reading

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“On the first day of Christmas…

… my true love gave to me…..” In coming days I will be listing 12 possible memory gifts you might use in memory of your ’‘true love “ this Christmas. Memory gifts #1 For those who will be together with … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming

Since your partner passed into the next life, anticipating the holidays without him or her can be upsetting and painful. It can help if instead of just dreading the Christmas season or Christmas day, you make plans. Take care of … Continue reading

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Comfort & Hope

A book for widows and widowers with a spiritual perspective. Available from  Fountain Publishing.  Go to their website ww.fountainpublishing.com for more information

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