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So what happens now? Speaking the truth when my voice shakes.

The song is synonymous with break-ups, but in my context this song is metaphor for finding your place again.The other day I was tagged in a note asking me to share 25 things about myself that people might not know about me. I know it annoys some peo...
by The Widow Lady on Jan 10, 2012

The slavery of silence.

James 5:16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. In my studies of religion and belief I’ve come back to that quote many times, never ful...
by The Widow Lady on Nov 29, 2011

The passing of Steve Jobs, a time to serve the truth and a time to serve compassion.

When Mr. Jobs’ retired from Apple a month or so ago, I posted the article on Facebook. I was flabbergasted. I did not know much about him, other than he was hugely influential in the company and he was responsible for the development of many of t...
by The Widow Lady on Oct 14, 2011

The News For Now: Breasts and birthday edition

Hello my friends!Today marks this blogs second birthday! It's my "blogaversary!" When I started this I didn't know I'd have anything to say, and over 300 posts later I guess I haven't been able to shut up ;-) Don't worry, I don't show any signs of...
by The Widow Lady on Sep 30, 2011

In sickness and in health, or Pat Robertson, we need to talk.

If ever I wanted something I did to go viral, this would be the thing. A few days ago news broke that Pat Robertson was quoted as saying that it was OK to divorce a spouse with Alzheimer’s. For those who don’t know who he is, he is the poster...
by The Widow Lady on Sep 20, 2011

My Food Metaphor Part2

In 24 hours I will be “celebrating” the two year anniversary of my husband’s passing. I have been a little moody this week and have found none of the amazement I had last year at this time that I lived through the first year. This year finds...
by The Widow Lady on Sep 2, 2011

News For Now: The Good the Bad and the Beautiful Edition

I want to take a break from my introspective thought on the metaphor between food/grieving/how we treat ourselves ect…to give you all the “news for now”. It has been a custom for me to do this for a long time, and in light of an event that hap...
by The Widow Lady on Aug 24, 2011

My food metaphor, Part 1

I’m going to let you in on a not so well kept secret…People….in general….are not so smart when it comes to food and their diets. Shocking? I bet it isn’t. I’ll give you an example of this lack of genius…Not that long ago my grandmoth...
by The Widow Lady on Aug 23, 2011


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