Monthly Archives: December 2011

Where is he?

His chair remains empty, His laugh can’t be heard. To all of my questions, He says not a word. I need him to hold me, I long to hold him. My arms are still empty, The outlook seems grim. When … Continue reading

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A letter from your spouse

My Love, Don’t grieve for me. Bodies die but love does not. We all must live in an earthly body for a time, but this part of my life is over and real life is opening before me. I know … Continue reading

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How true

“The presence of that absence is everywhere.” Edna St. Vincent Millay All the moments and places he or she should be with you this Christmas are filled with “that absence.” Look also for his or her presence, and know the … Continue reading

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An Irish headstone

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

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But…

It occurred to me that my last post might not be comforting, as intended. Rather than my deleting it, let me explain. I believe the reality of our being spiritual beings, who for a time live in natural bodies, can … Continue reading

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We are spiritual beings

We are spiritual beings living in natural bodies. On reflection we know that our spirits, our loves, thoughts and feelings, are more real than our physical bodies. Your spouse is now a spiritual being living in a spiritual body. This … Continue reading

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What science says about tears

“…it is physically very healthy to cry, regardless of whether or not it feels awkward or embarrassing socially. The reason people will frequently report feeling better after a well-placed cry is doubtless connected to the discharge of stress-related proteins; some … Continue reading

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All is Well

All Is Well Death is nothing at all, I have only slipped into the next room I am I and you are you Whatever we were to each other, that we are still. Call me by my old familiar name, … Continue reading

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Another suggestion

In remembrance of your spouse this Christmas. Put a holiday bowl or box containing Christmas gift tags with strings attached near the Christmas tree. By means of a sign or by word of mouth, invite all to write on a … Continue reading

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