New Year's Eve!

New Year's Eve gives us the opportunity to reflect on the good of the past year, and to look forward to the next.

Good People

There are good people all around us, helping us to see how we can find happiness and healing by reaching out to help others.


Life hands us surprises, some happy and some sad. Taking a moment to focus on the happy ones can make the difference between happiness and despair.

Do You Have Holiday Plans?

When grieving or dealing with depression, It is wise to have a plan of what you'd like to happen during the holidays. Roslyn shares tips for making that happen!

More on Cleansing Breaths

While grieving or working through depression, conscious breathing can be a big help in focusing and staying attentive. Healing can be aided by learning to use cleansing breaths whenever needed.

Three Deep Breaths

While grieving or working through depression, using 'cleansing breaths' helps a person to, at least temporarily, let go of tension, sadness, and emotional pain, and experience a moment of peace.


Depression can stop our progress when we are healing from loss. It is wise to learn what brings on depression so we can avoid it and prevent it from affecting our progress.

We Cry Because We Love

When someone we love is no longer next to us, crying is a perfectly normal - and helpful - reaction. Accepting that fact, and allowing the tears helps us to heal and to find peace once more.

Your Sweet Spot

Finding your "sweet spot", or the unique talents and gifts you have can help you find satisfaction and fulfillment, even while grieving the loss of a loved one.

No Comparison

While grieving, we cannot compare our grief with anyone else's. We have to patiently accept the process - and allow others to do the same.

Kids - and Smiles

Stopping at a lemonade stand can bring reasons to smile - even when life is difficult!

Cutting the Ties

Saying good-bye sometimes involved cutting ties of attachment, which can be a painful process. God stands ready to help, and to instruct as we grow through the pain.

Memorial Day - What Will You Remember?

Widows have even more to remember on this day, when our country honors those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in our defense

God Answers Prayer - A Widow's Perspective on Heavenly Help

Widows often feel all alone and deserted. I share how I have seen His hand in my life through prayer and patience, and assert that God does answer our prayers!

Clear it Out

Last night we had one of those late-March snowstorms. The weather had been warming gradually over the last few days.
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