Don’t Wait Till The Last Minute

Putting off meaningful conversations may be your number one regret after your loved one has died. It is impossible to predict the final hour so don’t wait until the right moment.  They need to hear that you love them, that … Read More

With God’s Helping Hand

God did bring me through it better than I ever thought possible. If I didn’t have faith and God it would have been so much harder to bear. Our husbands are no longer in pain and they are free of … Read More

John Deere Lawn Tractor

Donnie’s tractor is only 3 years old but all last year I had to boost it every time to get it going. This weekend it didn’t start and I had enough. I went and bought a new battery. It started … Read More

Moments, Fleeting Moments

I was paying my respect at the Funeral Home tonight for a much loved man. The place was packed with people who came to share their memories and love for this man. In the end we will all die, but … Read More

Message from one Widow

Email about the book – “Even though the stories are different, we all share some of the common thread of feelings. A couple of the ladies, and I believe, you referred to it yourself – “the emptiness” A few years … Read More

Time Does Help Heal

Thank you everyone for your comments and encouragement about my journal entries. I’ve come a long way since Donnie’s death thanks to my family and friends. I truly believe that healing comes from sharing your life with others. The more … Read More

November 8, 2008 – Entries from my journals

I had a wave of home sickness yesterday where I really missed Donnie and our old house. It still doesn’t seem real. Bob and Jimmy closed up the cottage and I was glad because it just wasn’t for me this … Read More

October 3, 2008 – Entries from my journals

I’m moving forward and writing my book. My hope is that every widow will be able to see herself in the stories and know that she is not alone. I have to keep encouraging myself that I can do this … Read More

September 11, 2008 – Entries from my Journals

It’s been one year and I’ve gotten pass that first Christmas and all the other holidays but I feel just as sad and lonely. I went up to the grave site by myself. I just didn’t want to talk to … Read More

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