Author Archives: Widows & Widowers

“Proof of Heaven” by Eben Alexander, MD

An encouraging quote from Dr. Alexander who experienced what the next life is like “Brilliant, vibrant, ecstatic, stunning…I could heap on one adjective after another to describe what this world looked and felt like, but they’d fall short. I felt … Continue reading

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Wishing you peace

May you feel him or her with you this Christmas. Not only in memories but because the spirit of your spouse is part of who you are.

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Light a candle

“In this season of light, remember the light your loved one has brought to your life. Light a special candle – not in memory of a death, but in celebration of a life and a love shared.”  Darcie Sims

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More suggestions

Either for yourself or for others you can have small pillows made from your spouses  t-shirts, scarves or other clothing. Different sized pillows for covering can be found at any fabric store, if you are able to do the sewing … Continue reading

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Anticipating Christmas without your husband or wife can be very painful and upsetting.  It can help if instead of just dreading it, you make some plans.  Do not feel obligated to send cards, make the dinner, or other things you’ve … Continue reading

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He is gone

You can shed tears that he is gone or you can smile because he has lived. You can close your eyes and pray he’ll come back or you can open your eyes and see all he’s left. Your heart can … Continue reading

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If you believe he or she is the one.

When our partners pass into the next life we need not think our marriage is on hold until we join them. If we love them we are just as married as before and our relationship continues. It continues as we … Continue reading

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I can relate to this

“Grief comes in and out like waves from the ocean. Sometimes when you least expect it, a huge wave comes along and pulls your feet right out from under you. ” Alan Wolfelt

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When a Spouse Dies

Excerpt from a pamphlet When human hearts no longer beat and human lungs no longer breath a person is said to die. But, as is said in the theological writings of Emanuel Swedenborg, “We are not human beings because of … Continue reading

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A thought for today

“I have only slipped away into the next room. I am I and you are you. Whatever we were to each other, that we still are.”  Henry Scott Holland “What is Death?”

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