The Sisterhood of Widows: Sixteen True Stories of Grief, Anger and Healing

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There are 13,455,127 widows in the United States and Canada. The Sisterhood of Widows is a powerful book of healing containing sixteen true stories from widows of all walks of life who reflect and comment about life after the death of their husbands. Their stories cover death from accidents, cancer, heart attacks, and even suicide. All are told in a truthful and sometimes painful manner. Emotionally every widow handles loss differently and yet there is a common bond they share that makes them part of a ...

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Overview

There are 13,455,127 widows in the United States and Canada. The Sisterhood of Widows is a powerful book of healing containing sixteen true stories from widows of all walks of life who reflect and comment about life after the death of their husbands. Their stories cover death from accidents, cancer, heart attacks, and even suicide. All are told in a truthful and sometimes painful manner. Emotionally every widow handles loss differently and yet there is a common bond they share that makes them part of a sisterhood. And each widow’s story provides guidance and insight into human nature and the journey of perseverance through grief.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600377792
  • Publisher: Morgan James Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/1/2011
  • Pages: 220
  • Sales rank: 490,518
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Francis found parts of herself in the experiences that the other widows had before her. When her husband died he was fifty-three and she was fifty. Twenty-seven years of marriage and then she was single, but she didn’t feel single. In fact she was not married, not divorced and really not single—and so she was a Widow. How odd that seemed!
 

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Take the Time to Really Learn Who You Are Chapter 2: Don't Let Anyone Else Make Your Life Decisions for You Chapter 3: Stand Up for What You Know is Right Chapter 4: Don't Expect a Quick Fix Chapter 5: Write It All Out In a Journal Chapter 6: Don't be Afraid of Remarrying Chapter 7: Try Life On Your Own Before You Get Into Another Relationship Chapter 8: Think about the Good Times You Had Together and Not the Hard Times Chapter 9: Don't Clutter Your Life With Stuff Chapter 10: Don't Give Up Your Independence Chapter 11: Trust in the Lord With All Your Heart Chapter 12: Helping Others Will Help You to Heal and Grow Chapter 13: Find Someone to Talk to About Your Husband Chapter 14: Do the Things You Always Said You Wanted to Do Chapter 15: Try to Find Your Own Balance Chapter 16: The Author's Story

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  • Posted December 7, 2010

    The Gift of Support

    There is comfort in the story of the survival of others - especially when it comes to the loss of a loved one. If you are a widow, find solace in the words of those who have gone through your same experience. This is also the book to read if you are close to a widow to help you understand the emotions and struggles they are dealing with.

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