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Thoughts of a Widow Advocate

Thoughts of a Widow Advocate Carolyn Moor There's nothing more joyful than being in love, and there's nothing more traumatic and painful than losing that same person and being left suddenly alone. That's where a nonprofit such as Modern Widows Club brings value to individuals, community and society at large. There are two phenomenons that

A Widow’s Dream

A Widow's Dream Carolyn Moor Despite what you might think, I haven’t lost all my dreams. - Although the biggest dream I had was to grow old, crazy in love, to laugh away the hours seated beside each other in two cozy rocking chairs. - When you lose your dreams, it’s gut wrenching. It’s a

Widow Causes & Fundraisers: Why?

Widow Causes & Fundraisers: Why? Carolyn Moor Over three years ago, I found myself inviting 2 widows into my home to mentor, find community and share our stories. Since that time, over 400 widows have crossed the threshold of my doorstep and I've mentored thousands online. It was a simple enough idea and powerful. We'd

“New Me” Commitment Contract

"New Me" Commitment Contract Carolyn Moor I make a commitment to myself to spend so much time improving myself and my life that I have no time for worry,  doubt, judgement, criticism, whining and complaining; To forgive, release and let go of my attachment to any past struggles and allow every challenge life sends my

Do you have CLASS?

Do you have CLASS? Carolyn Moor Let's talk about 'Class'. Not the noun version of class...like Oprah's Life Class or classes at universities or self-help seminars which we love too, but 'Class' as a verb. Class- /klas/ v. When members are marked by common attributes, similarity and common interest that differentiates from others by kind,

The African Widow

The African Widow Roseline Orwa Woe unto the African woman whose husband has been pronounced dead!  The many milestones that mark this journey will leave many speechless, astonished, fearful and crestfallen. Africans are categorized into tribes, and each tribe has its own culture, values and traditions that are often held higher than the laws of the

Bereaved or Abused

Bereaved or Abused Roseline Orwa Death in itself is a mystery. In Africa it is marked by wailing, crying, ululating, shouting, singing, driving animals frantic, running amok and all manner of grief expression. In Africa we loudly express sorrow and mock death. Relatives, friends and enemies alike begin to troop in to condole with the

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