Here are some tips I want to share that will help in coping through the holiday season;
It is not only holidays that are difficult because there is an “empty chair,” but also anniversaries, birthdays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and so on. Here are some effective ways to manage these special days:
- Plan ahead. How will you spend the day?… Continue reading
Thanksgiving is that family time when we all share a meal and talk about all that we are thankful for. Sometimes through grieving we can’t seem to find gratitude through our tears and sorrow, and you know what that’s OK for now – give yourself a reasonable amount of time. You will search your soul and find many things to be grateful for when you are ready, remember to focus on those still in your life, and the many blessings you have everyday such as a job that provides security and money, a home you have to shelter you, food… Continue reading
An inspirational thought of peace for those who believe in God or a higher power.
When God leads you to the edge of the cliff, trust Him fully and let go, only 1 of 2 things will happen,
either He’ll catch you when you fall, or He’ll teach you how to fly! ‘The power of one sentence!
God is going to shift things around for you today and let things work in your favor.
God closes doors no man can open & God opens doors no man can close.
Have a blessed day and remember to be a blessing…
(click on the dove!)
One day a woman’s husband died,
and on that clear, cold morning, in the warmth of their bedroom,
the wife was struck with the pain of learning that sometimes there isn’t ‘anymore’..
No more hugs,
no more special moments to celebrate together, no more phone calls just to chat,
no more ‘just one minute.’
Sometimes, what we care about the most gets all used up and goes away, never to return before we can say good-bye, or say ‘I love you.’
So while we have it, it’s best we love it, care for it, fix it when it’s broken… Continue reading
I last wrote about asking for help, because we can’t get through grief or any stressful life challenges alone. I realized some time back that I was blessed by people in my life that I considered as part of my “circle of strength” – those who are there for me when I ask and even when I don’t. We all need a circle of those who support us through the thick and thin of life, those we know we can truly count on support – so who is your circle of strength and are you calling on them… Continue reading