Category Archives: Comfort

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 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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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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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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Christmas

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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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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LIFE IS A JOURNEY Life is but a stopping place, A pause in what’s to be, A resting place along the road, To sweet eternity. We all have different journeys, Different paths along the way, We all were meant to … Continue reading

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I thought you were gone

I was sad because I’d never hear your voice again Then realized words you once spoke are forever with me I can’t reach out to touch a hand that’s not there But I am touched by and still feel your … Continue reading

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