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OUR FOUNDER A widow and mentor

Carolyn Moor 

girls_videosplashMore than 12 million widowed women in the United States go unnoticed in their pain and aloneness—trying to pull the pieces together, struggling to move forward. They may feel alone, but they are not alone. A woman widowed in her 30's with two young children suddenly found herself mentoring other widows. Following her appearance on The Oprah Winfrey Show she realized her purpose was to reach out and help other widows get their lives back, piece by piece. Thus, Modern Widows Club was birthed and has been changing widows' lives ever since.  If #OneMillionWidows became mentors they could impact and inspire the 245 million widows worldwide. Carolyn's favorite quote is 'Teamwork makes the dream work!' Please Join us, email me your questions at info@modernwidowsclub.com and support this vital movement for women.  

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To Be Held: Mother’s Day Tribute

May 8, 2016 Carolyn Moor Gratitude

The Widow and Mother’s Day   “To Be Held”   Despite what you may think, on Mother’s Day, the one thing I want is to be held. I long for a momentary respite for the things I want, but know I will not have again.   It is a day full of mixed emotions as I miss the one I longed to hold hands with for eternity. The unbearable void, so obvious, has tarnished yet another special day…   Read more  

I Am So Much Moor

February 13, 2016 Carolyn Moor Featured Posts

I AM SO MUCH MOOR By Carolyn Moor     On the anniversary of Chad’s death February 14, 2000, there is one over arching thought this morning ‘I am so much moor’.   You see, when he died, I died too. But I didn’t know that back then. I just felt like I was literally dying inside of heartbreak. It was more than that, it was living in full circle. It was the beginning of me understanding my…   Read more  

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We believe in giving back. Through partnering with Wagoma Orphans and Widows Centre, we help build homes for those in need.

This loss and grief center cares for orphans and widows, at the Lakeshore village of Wagoma in Kenya. This center cares for 166 orphans in the village and 60 widows and continues to re-build lives and save the perishing lakeshore village. You can make a difference.
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