Category Archives: Comfort

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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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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Hello again

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted on here and unfortunately I have not learned any new skills to make it more interesting. However, I want to report on our last widows/widowers gathering. The topic was Divine Providence. We … Continue reading

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Miracles

Christmas is about miracles. The miracle of the Lord’s birth into the world of humans and the miracle of His love continuing to pour down in such a variety of ways. The season brings to focus the better part of … Continue reading

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A Christmas stocking

A nice idea for remembering our spouse at Christmas. Starting now, hang a special Christmas stocking. Put paper and a pen nearby with an invitation for friends and family to write a note of remembrance about that person you are … Continue reading

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Sunday reminder

“Divine Providence does not look to what is temporary and comes to an end when life on earth comes to an end, but looks to that which remains to eternity – which has no end.” Arcana 10773

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Don’t worry

Our last widow/widowers gathering was fascinating. Rev. Tom Rose spoke to us about “Peaceful Passings”. Tom is a New Church minister but also served as an emergency responder for many years. He talked about the altered states of mind people … Continue reading

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Equilibrium

“We are in equilibrium and in freedom to accept good and its truth from heaven or evil and its falsity from hell.” Swedenborg This to me, is one of the most helpful teachings of the New Church. To know that … Continue reading

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Not alone

I spoke to a person recently who was disturbed because no one was with her father when he died. Some widows or widowers have similar concerns if their spouse died suddenly of a heart attack or in an accident away … Continue reading

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New Book

The Art of Comforting by Val Walker I plan to buy this book when it is available next month because as stated in a preview of the book – “We live in an increasingly ‘virtual’ world in which it can … Continue reading

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