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  I received a response yesterday to my post “Tears in the Closet”.   My friend reminded me of the “extreme separation”, which are the words...

Married, Single, Divorced, Widowed

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
I was not able to write this morning because I was traveling. Once I arrived home,  I was a little numb, and most of the afternoon was consumed with reading mail, cards, unpacking, and doing some necessary paperwork.  I was about to fall into bed, but decided that I could relax a little better if I shared just a thought that was on my mind.  Last night, I filled out an online application for my son to be able to attend a summer camp this coming July.  There were seven pages with many questions to answer.  I came to a box which had marital status options... Married, Single, Divorced, or Widowed.  I halted and my fingers froze on the keys, refusing to click an answer.  I had to contemplate it for about 60 seconds.  I am not married, not officially any more, but my heart is still married to Michael.  I am not single.  Single makes me think that there is not "another half", and I still feel like I am missing my "other half."  I am not divorced, nor have I chosen to be a single parent.  I am widowed.  I was married and have lost the one I love.  I am a bearer of grief.  I obviously knew the answer, but had to admit the answer to myself.  I am a widow.  I took a deep breath, raised my finger, and hit the key on the appropriate box.  A simple truth, and yet, a harsh, painful reality.

2 comments:

Anonymous Says:
April 6, 2011 at 5:46 AM

Then they cry to the Lord in their trouble, and He brings them out of their distresses. He hushes the storm to a calm and to a gentle whisper, so that the waves of the sea are still. Psalm 107:28-29 (Amplified)

Anonymous Says:
April 6, 2011 at 6:45 AM

When you arrive at those moments.... come back to this page and look in the bottom right corner at the pageviews number......

It represents each time someone that really loves you and the children came here to pray for you. In each visit we leave you with a small token of our love and encouragement.
A "cyberhug" if you will.

Romans 8:28
"And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose"


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