Category Archives: Loss of a Husband

My Beautiful Husband…

When my beautiful husband, Ken, died from cancer two years ago, there was a sense that my protector, my champion, the person who loved me most in the world, was gone. That was pretty scary. But I’ve had some powerful healing thoughts recently. I’m currently reading a terrific book titled After This, by Claire Bidwell Smith. In

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Strange Awakenings: AfterTalk Inspirational

                         Strange Awakenings By Peggy Amler It was early morning.  My eyes were still shut. I was waking up before my alarm went off. I could tell it wasn’t quite daylight, but close to it. I had some remnant thoughts, some vague remembrances of a

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Grieving for My Sex Life: AfterTalk Inspirational 4.19.18

Grieving for My Sex Life After My Husband Died By Alice Radosh Photo: Igor Ustynskyy/Getty Images “We’ve been lied to,” Bart said. I rolled over on my side and saw that my husband of almost 40 years was grinning. “It’s not supposed to be this good when you’re this old.” He was right. Our whole generation had been lied to. Holding hands,

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Confronting Death: AfterTalk Inspirational 1.18.18

From My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King. Confronting death We had talked about it, joked about it, prayed about it. He had prepared me, but when death actually arrived, the feeling of separation was overwhelming. Our bedroom was filled with emptiness. My nights were lonely. In church, the preachers often said

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