WVON Holiday co-Hosting w/ Art “Chat Daddy” Sims

WVON Holiday co-Hosting w/ Art “Chat Daddy” Sims

  It’s the holidays and when we have lost loved ones, we feel some kind of way in spending times doing the same things, because there is a void in our lives. This was my 2nd July 4th holiday without my hubby. I wanted to spend this time encouraging others that may be on the grief journey, to spend the day in a way that works for them. I was honored the be the co-host…

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Why You Should Be Authentic…NOW!

Why You Should Be Authentic…NOW!

As I approach the 2-year anniversary of hubby’s death, I live in authenticity more so now than ever before. Here is what I know…Missing the man’s headship is REAL; missing the praying over and for me is REAL; missing that stern voice when I am “out of control and too busy to catch up with myself” is REAL; missing the daily guidance and direction for our marriage/relationship and ensuring that it (and me) aligned with…

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You Said What? 10 Things You Should Not Say To A Widow

You Said What? 10 Things You Should Not Say To A Widow

Reflecting on what the first year of being a widow was like, I have found that some people just will not allow others to grieve in their own time, and they can be, from my experience, insensitive and say the oddest things. I compiled a list of my top 10 things that people should NOT say to a widow. I pray that it can help those that may know someone who lost a spouse to…

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REFLECTIONS: My First Year As A Widow

REFLECTIONS: My First Year As A Widow

As I reflect on my first year as a widow I recall so many things that we did those final weeks of his life. I realize that I am so much stronger than I initially thought. When I reflect now on the feelings that went through me when he first died (abandonment, isolation, neglect, loneliness, frustration, hurt, anger, confusion), I chuckle at how hard I worked at trying to convince myself that I should not…

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