Trust – It doesn’t come easy!

You may have a painful love wound resulting from the ending of the love relationship with your spouse and this love wound may prevent you from loving again.  It’s hard to trust and get into another relationship where you may end … Read More

NBAEAP Conference

Thank you Eldon for the following reference – “Mary did a breakout session at our NBAEAP conf. on Monday. She did an excellent job. She captured the audience like a pro, which has a lot to be said for a … Read More

Europe Vacation

I’m away for the next 2 weeks and so I’m doing advance postings from my 2007 and 2008 private journals.  It will cover that first year after Donnie’s death and they will be dated.  I hope that it will help … Read More

Chick’s Night Out

I just had an amazing night out with a group of ladies and we shared parts of our journey with each other.  That’s what is healing – having other women who have losed a loved one be there with their own stories. We … Read More

Impacting Others

I may be making an impact on women’s lives, but they have made an unforgettable imprint on my soul. It is fulfilling to be giving value to others. I’m finding that lifting others up has also lifted me out of … Read More

When do you know its right?

Today I was at the local Indio bookstore talking to the staff, when a lady came up to me and asked me if I was the writer of the book “The Sisterhood of Widows”.  I said “Yes” and she said, ” … Read More

Website updated

My website www.sisterhoodofwidows.com has a “Resource Page” with some great links to other websites for tips and advice when you have lost a loved one.  I also have a second website www.themaryfrancis.com that has a “Memories” page.  Thank you everyone … Read More

How can you help others?

I’m always being asked about how I published my book and I love to pass on everything I know. The best way to help others is to share your stories – the good, the bad and the ugly. Quote from … Read More

Birthdays

My youngest turned 27 today and it made me think about time. It goes by so fast and can never be recovered. It can slip through your fingers and be wasted without notice. I realized that I pay more attention … Read More

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