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Thoughts of a Widow Advocate

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 happen to widows that friends, family, co-workers

A Widow’s Valentine For You

A Widow’s Valentine   Despite what you may think, Valentine’s Day will not kill me. It’s a day. I understand the the power of one day, as a number on the Western calendar, not as a chart to base my whole future upon. As a widow, I know how love can literally take your breathe

A Widow’s Dream

  - 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 ship without a

Widow Causes & Fundraisers: Why?

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 meet once a month and be involved

GROWTH as a Widowed Woman

GROWTH: I want to share with you this morning my story about growth. In the 15 yrs. since becoming widowed, I've accomplished and failed at many things, hit many goals, fumbled through situations, embarrassed myself and attempted many crazy (and many would say) ridiculous dreams. The whole process of this life is one of powerful

The Widow Card

Normally, I do not like having to use the "Widow Card" in my day to day life, but every now and then, when someone angers me or annoys me in just the right way, it seems like the absolute perfect time to pull it out, and make them feel like crap by hitting them hard