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Firsts-Wedding Anniversary

I married Steve on December 10th, 2005.Today, we would have celebrated 12 years of marriage and over 14 years of being together. We got married at church, and had a potluck reception at the home that he was living in, … Continue reading

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Dancing to Chase the Blues Away

Steve and I met at a Christian single’s dance that came together every Friday. Steve was not the best dancer, but I did not care. He really did not want to dance, he was there to play scrabble in the … Continue reading

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Finishing Well

When we had Steve’s funeral, I was amazed at all the people that showed up. Steve had many friends, and it was such a comfort to me to see how many came to show their love. So when a new … Continue reading

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The Girls Are In

I called a couple of my closest friends from church last night. I wanted to discuss my thoughts about “helping each other heal”. How boys and girls should help each other like friends and family instead of just trying to … Continue reading

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Helping Each Other Heal

So I have talked about serving others in order to heal myself, and allowing others to serve me. I have talked about boys and girls (men and women) learning to be friends. We are all just a big group of … Continue reading

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Treading Softly..But Treading On

I have been trying on new titles – “widow”- “single”. It feels weird. Here is why. In my new walk, I am meeting widows who have been widowed for years and continue to tell their story. They seem stuck, unable … Continue reading

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Steve’s Love Letter to Donna

Right after Steve passed, I focused on two things. Calling out to God in my pain, and missing Steve. I wore his favorite T-shirt to bed every night. I wore his wedding ring on my thumb, and  I carried his … Continue reading

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