Category Archives: Widow Stories

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Friday Favorite: Day 33 of 365 Days of Motivation

“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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Friday Favorite: Day 23 of 365 Days of Motivation

“God never intended you to go through something and get nothing out of it. He intended that every time you go through a test, for you to come out of it with something else on your boat that you never … Continue reading

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Friday Favorite: Day 12 of 365 Days of Motivation

“Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.” –Thomas Merton   When something terrible happens, we want to know why.  That question occupies your days and your nights. It’s hard to have … Continue reading

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Friday Favorite: I’ve Learned…

Preface: This was written just over a year ago. I have always liked this piece. For me, it is simple and to the point. When we grieve, we go back and forth between emotions (stages) and we get sort of … Continue reading

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Friday Favorite: Day 16

“Man never made any material as resilient as the human spirit.” — Bern Williams Life can’t be lived in reverse; we can’t change history. All we can do is the best we know how with what we have been handed. … Continue reading

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Friday Favorite: Courage, No Better Friend (early edition)

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston Churchill ____________________________ Courage is an ever-changing, ever faithful friend. Courage is always admirable, yet sometimes, remains elusive. Its form may change to … Continue reading

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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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