Author Archives: Widows & Widowers

Did you know

I just had a widow in my age range tell me that she didn’t know that clicking on words in the tag section of this page brings up more posts about that topic. Try it.

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A favorite quote

“Those in true marriage love are not separated by the death of one because the spirit of the deceased dwells continually with the spirit of the one not yet deceased, until the later dies, they are reunited and love each … Continue reading

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It hurts but

The only thing worse than having him and losing him, would be to never have had him at all. I’m counting the gifts he gave me. Not just the memories which are mine forever, but the children he gave me, … Continue reading

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A gift

A friend gave me this card today “I’m There Inside Your Heart” “Right now I’m in a different place And though we seem apart, I’m closer than I ever was… I’m there inside your heart. I’m with you when you … Continue reading

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In a nutshell

“Life is only a prelude to eternity, for that which we call death is but a pause, in truth a progress into life.”    Seneca

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The spirit of your spouse is part of who you are.

“Although I am physically alone, I am the man she lived with for forty-eight years, and she is very much a part of the person I have become in that time.” Robert Kirven (author of “A Book About Dying”)

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A question

If you had known in advance that your spouse would die before you and how very devastating it would be, would you not have married him or her to avoid that pain? My response to that question was YES – … Continue reading

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Explanation

I get so much spam and so many fake comments that lead me to places I don’t want to be, that I considered closing this site. I renew it with the hope it will bring comfort to some who are … Continue reading

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From “Grief Tool Box”

Death takes the physical person from our lives but there is so much that death cannot take from us. We are forever connected to the people we love. The relationship still exists just in a different form. The physical separation … Continue reading

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From “For Heaven’s Sake” by Brian Kingslake

“Plato pointed out, four hundred years before Jesus was born, that the soul must survive the death of the body, because disease, or accident, or the assassin’s knife, which destroy the physical body, are physical only, and so cannot touch … Continue reading

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