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A Letter to Our COVID Widow Sisters

As I started to begin to write this article, I wanted to gather information. I was looking at facts, and I was looking for statistics and something to give me a specific number of who I was writing to and what I was writing about.


You Can’t Switch Off a Mother’s Love

This is my guy! He is funny, athletic, serious with a side of goofy and everyone likes him! Looking in from the outside you would never know that he lost his dad when he was just 6 years old. You wouldn’t know the impact that loss has had on his heart and how much he misses his daddy!


Widow Wisdom: What Motivates You to Keep Going and Keep Growing?

We asked our widow sisters to share their wisdom by answering this question; What motivates you to keep going and keep growing?


Widow Wisdom: How Did People Support You after the Loss of Your Spouse in a Way That Really Helped?

We asked our widow sisters to share their wisdom by answering this question; How did people support you after the loss of your spouse in a way that really helped?


Widow Wisdom: When You Lost Your Spouse, What Did People Do That Helped Your Children?

We asked our widow sisters to share their wisdom by answering this question; When you lost your spouse, what did people do that helped your children?


Widow Wisdom: What Challenges Have You Faced as a Parent since Becoming a Widow?

We asked our widow sisters to share their wisdom by answering this question; What challenges have you faced as a parent since becoming a widow?


Creating a Sacred Space Outdoors

I’d like to share my story of recently creating a sacred outdoor space in my home. When Carolyn came to visit the LA Chapter and me in December, we had a morning of downtime so started walking through my home and talked about changes I could make that would make it feel more like “my” space.


A Healthier and Whole You Honoring Our Body, Soul & Spirit

When you give yourself time to heal, you begin to discover the new YOU. Truly focusing on our healing in all ways (physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually) is where we build the foundation of this new chapter of our lives.


Honoring Their Legacy, Loving It Forward

When my husband died suddenly in 2012, one of my strongest feelings in the early days of grief was that I will do whatever it takes to not only honor his legacy, but to honor my children as best I can.


A Widow Mentor’s Library

I’d like to discuss some things that we moor or anchor ourselves to positively and negatively, I wanted to share a little bit of what has been so powerful for me along this journey.


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Knowing there are women who have not only survived what I was going through, but were also thriving and moving forward in their lives.
— MSC Wister® (Widow + Sister)