When the Widow Gets Engaged

So, my boyfriend of two years proposed, and I accepted. I’m very excited to begin my life with him as he’s been a very close friend since we met in college, we’re so compatible, and we just genuinely enjoy each other. However, it is an adjustment for some people because for the last five years my testimony as a young widow with children has been a major part of my ministry. I’ve had the … [Read more...]

Partner Post: 4 Things People Need To Understand About Grieving

File link When the worst happens, it’s natural to grieve. In fact, it’s healthy because it helps the mind and body to recover. Until it happens, there is no way to understand the emotions. Watching films and TV series won’t do much good because they’re too sanitized. Death is real and it impacts people in different ways. This is the first thing to understand about the grieving process. Because … [Read more...]

Partner Post: How To Help Your Child After Your Partner’s Death

Sadly, this is something I know all too well. I hope it helps you. --Rev. Mrs. Mommy There are few things more traumatic to a child than losing one of their parents. If they’re young, then they won’t be able to fully understand what has happened. If they’re teenagers, they’ll understand what has happened, but won’t have the emotional tools to handle the situation. While you’ll also be suffering … [Read more...]