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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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Mourning the Death of a Spouse: AfterTalk Inspirational 11.8.18

Mourning the Death of a Spouse [Editor’s note: this is an excellent compendium of advice from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging. At the end is a link to the original piece. Note the many valuable links.]   When your spouse dies, your world changes. You are in mourning—feeling grief and sorrow at the loss. You

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The look of Grief: Inspirational Quote 8.11.16

The Look of Grief “People who have recently lost someone have a certain look, recognizable maybe only to those who have seen that look on their own faces. I have noticed it on my face and I notice it now on others. The look is one of extreme vulnerability, nakedness, openness. It is the look

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