Can You Heal While Living in the Past?

If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present. Lao Tzu (6th-century BC Chinese philosopher) When we first enter deep grieving after losing our wives, we often do everything we can think of toContinue reading “Can You Heal While Living in the Past?”

WHERE CAN I GET HELP?

If you are a widower looking for help, ideas, or support, this blog is for you! At this time of year many of us have a difficult time getting through all the poignant reminders of our spouse. This is NOT the time to be the silent loner. It is the time to reach out toContinue reading “WHERE CAN I GET HELP?”

What We Share with Fellow Widowers

Author, Widower to Widower By Fred Colby All widowers have something in common… we are going, or have gone, through hell on earth. We may have different experiences on this journey, but we also have many commonalities… especially if we were fortunate enough to have a good loving marriage. We can support each other byContinue reading “What We Share with Fellow Widowers”

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.”Continue reading “A “Lakota Tradition” About Grieving”