Friday, April 1, 2011

The Ambiguities of Widowhood

Obstacles versus challenges

Memories versus plans

Loneliness versus freedom

Fear versus resilience

Regret versus gratitude

Turning inward versus reaching out

Solitude versus community


Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

My mother just recently became a widow and this perfectly describes her journey. Well done!

Dafeenah said... [Reply to comment]

So much said in such few words. You definitely have been using a long time.

I can't wait to see what you do with B.


Arlee Bird said... [Reply to comment]

I can see how these feelings would arise, but hopefully they are eventually overcome so one can move on. Nice post to reflect on.

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Suzi Banks Baum said... [Reply to comment]

Absolute arrow zing to the aorta.
Thank you Thelma, Love, S

thelmaz said... [Reply to comment]

Thanks, all of you, for stopping by. Thelma

Margaret Hall said... [Reply to comment]

Such an introspective posting, and done so very well...thank you for sharing your thoughts with us for the blogging challenge...
Now moving to "B"...

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Inside Out said... [Reply to comment]

Thank you for the beautiful, heart-rending post.
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