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A “Lakota Tradition” About Grieving

WSN: Widower, Wounded, Warrior, Waking and Walking By Jeff Ziegler This subject matter has been doing the rounds on Facebook of late. But it is relevant to what I want to address in this week’s post. It starts like this: “In the Lakota tradition, a person who is grieving is considered most waken, most holy.” […]

Holidays 2020

WSN-MO: Widow-Man with Dr. Nyle Kardatzke When I think of holidays, I think immediately of Thanksgiving and Christmas. My wife died on October 25, so those two holidays were a shock. I didn’t intend to immerse myself in open, emotional grief, but I didn’t want to pretend that nothing had changed. Those holidays were a […]

Focused Attention

WSN: Widower, Wounded, Warrior, Waking and Walking by Jeff Ziegler I have done a lot of work on myself over the last two years since Suzanne died. This morning, I had a revelation. My attention has been scattered. The revelation came when listening to a podcast about brain science. It dawned on me that I […]

Husband – Warrior – Brother

WSN-MO: A Few Minutes with Terrell Whitener During a recent reflection period, my thoughts turned to just how I have ended up where I am at in life. As a very grateful and appreciative man of my station in life, these reflection times usually end up as an exercise in gratitude and not a time […]