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Wisdom For Death Of A Spouse

07/21/2014

Additional Wisdom for the Caregiver – Death of a Spouse One of the most significant gestures of caring came from my three-and-a-half year old grandson, Jacob. One day, after my husband John died, Jacob asked me if I was still sad. Then he said, “Grandpa John must be really sad not to be able to talk […]

Don’t Be Too Late

10/12/2015

I have regrets. I wish that I would have communicated with my brother more during his last years of struggling with Parkinson’s disease. I regret that I didn’t visit my step father more frequently after my mother died. I procrastinated too long and too often and now it is too late. So today, I am listening to the wisdom of Ralph Waldo Emerson who says, “You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”

Death of a Spouse

09/23/2011

The Process of Grief When my husband was killed in a private plane crash, I was completely devastated.  Not only was I left a very young widow, but I also had two teen-aged boys to raise on my own.  Raising two children is an awesome task with a mate; now I was alone, almost incapacitated […]