This book explores the challenges facing widows, including dealing with grief, settling his estate, coping with sexual pressures, and confronting cultural practices that affect the life of a widow in the African context. Dr. Mae Alice Reggy shares her experiences as a widow and describes real incidents and feelings that other widows can identify with. Based on sound biblical teaching, it is the most useful, practical, and compassionate guide to surviving widowhood. This is essential reading not only for widows, but also for pastors and counselors. It can also be used in colleges and universities where courses in cross-cultural ministries are taught.