Jan and I were different in so many ways. Most of our likes and dislikes were totally opposite and I always maintained that this was why we were so close. Sounds strange, doesn’t it? But I think our disagreements created a positive energy in our marriage that just resulted in raising the level of our love and excitement for each other. But we did have one love in…Continue
Added by Lindsay Collier on June 26, 2016 at 7:23am — No Comments
I use metaphors quite often in my thinking and included many of them in my book, Surviving the Loss of Your Loved One; Jan's Rainbow. This book was inspired by the rainbow that surrounded our home the day after I lost my wife of 40 years, Jan, to…Continue
Added by Lindsay Collier on July 26, 2015 at 10:53am — No Comments
It's been 15 years since I lost my wife of 40 years, Jan. Three years after losing her I married a lovely lady who had lost her husband and was in a bereavement group with me. We are very happy but I will always keep Jan in my heart. One of the major sources of strength for my recovery has been helping others. My book, Surviving the Loss of Your Loved One, Jan's Rainbow has brought comfort to so many people as have my presentations on the topic. Something to keep in mind - when you help…Continue
When I lost my wife of 40 years, Jan, to ovarian cancer years ago my home was surrounded by a huge rainbow the following day. That was the inspiration for my book, Surviving the Loss of Your Loved One, which tells many stories of how loved ones stay in touch. Do any of you have stories to tell?