WSN-MO: Hump Day Healing (TM)

I received this card in the mail yesterday. Like so many of our youth, I was tracked into a career path that was based on my parents’ socioeconomic standing, what my guidance counselors thought I’d be good at, and the current educational trend that seemed to align with those, Mathematics and Computer Science. It isContinue reading “WSN-MO: Hump Day Healing (TM)”

A New Year – the promise of a New You!

The passage of time does not always bring with it an anticipation of a “new tomorrow.” Somewhere deep within, I know, “Out with the Old and In with the New” is an adage that is only partially true. Some parts of me have left me forever only in a physical and tangible sense; I stillContinue reading “A New Year – the promise of a New You!”

Sometimes, Men Need To Have Their Own Sandbox

 by Herb Knoll Author: The Widower’s Journey  Something was wrong.  Men who followed the Facebook page, “Widowers Support Network,” just weren’t actively using it as a grief recovery tool. Then, in March of 2018, it hit me. Widowed men who sought out the services of my ministry, the Widowers Support Network wanted to express themselvesContinue reading “Sometimes, Men Need To Have Their Own Sandbox”

Know A Widower? – You Better Keep An Eye On Him

By: Herb Knoll Author: The Widower’s Journey  Widowers are vulnerable.  Very vulnerable!  In fact, according to research performed by Dr. Justin Denney of Washington State University, widowed men have a 1.6 to 2.0 times the risk of death by suicide, compared to otherwise similar married men, and they’ll do so within two years of theirContinue reading “Know A Widower? – You Better Keep An Eye On Him”