Category Archives: Widow Stories

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Day 43: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

The greatest battle is not physical, but psychological. The demons telling us to give up when we push ourselves to the limit can never be silenced for good. They must always be answered by the quiet, steady dignity that simply … Continue reading

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Day 34: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows34

From The Holy Bible: Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.’ Isaiah 41:10 When I have nothing to hold onto, … Continue reading

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Day 33: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us.”  –Joseph Campbell Whether your dream was the picket fence and 2 kids with the mini van … Continue reading

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Day 32: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit.”      –Morgan Freeman We all wonder what twists and turns are waiting for us. We wonder if we will ever heal and move forward. It would be great if … Continue reading

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Day 31: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson It would be easy  walk in someone else’s footprints–someone who has been there and paved the way. … Continue reading

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Day 29: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.”  – George Eliot Having a baby at 17 changed my path. Suddenly college wasn’t on the radar and being a mom was. Everyone told me I’d never finish … Continue reading

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Day 28: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination.” — Carl Rogers Sometimes, it matters who someone is quoting. It doesn’t make the advice less meaningful if a city maintenance worker … Continue reading

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Day 27: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”                        –Robert Louis Stevenson Not every day feels like a success. I felt this … Continue reading

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Day 25: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“Hanging on to resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.” –Ann Landers Whether you lost your spouse through natural causes or an accident, most widows carry some resentment and anger. It is part of the process–and … Continue reading

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Day 24: 365 Days of Motivation for Widows

“When you can’t change the direction of the winds—adjust your sails.” –H. Jackson Brown Jr. During a time when you are struggling to get out of bed and take a shower all in the same day, this might be hard … Continue reading

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