Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed.

Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed.
Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed.


Tracy joined Safehavenforwidowed.org on January 10th, 2010, going through her own grief losing her husband James on June 15th, 2007. In 2009 Tracy became a volunteer room moderator supporting others on this long road so they are not alone, in 2011 she joined the administration here as our Assistant Director under Bill and continued to moderate the chat rooms and give support to members and others. On October 21st, 2013 she was faced with the loss her sister Karen and only sibling this devastated Tracy. Tracy today is now raising her niece Kathryn, who is 13 years old. On January 21, 2016 she was promoted to Director of Safehavenforwidowed.org Tracy is the backbone of Safehaven for widowed; and our gatekeeper, she knows all that goes on here at Safehaven for widowed.

A butterfly hovers closely

A butterfly hovers closely
A butterfly hovers closely And then quickly moves away, Swiftly going where so ever Her heart may freely say. A butterfly lowers and rises With the winds’ gusty breath, As if coupled within a dance Of a loving tenderness. The butterfly only knows How it feels to have wings, To kiss the petals of flowers In such elegant flutterings. To have but one moment Of such an exquisite flight, Would be like a dream Where all seems so right. Author Unknown

In Memory and Honor of Sue Robinson


Kristina enjoys nature, photography, music, and poetry. She enjoys working with and hanging out with people with special needs at work, at church, and in the community. She found Safehavenforwidowed.org after losing friends to death and has truly found a safe haven here to share her heart and work toward healing.

Parents Will Never get over losing their child.




Administer for our new Blog online also moderator some of her many duties are recruiting moderators and scheduling, supporting our volunteer moderators once they've assumed their new roles. I am also widowed lost my husband Aug 18, 2011.

Missing you isn’t the hardest part.

Missing you isn't the hardest part.

Missing you isn’t the hardest part.
It’s knowing that I once had you.
That is breaking my heart.

Announcing the Launch of our New Blog!!!!

Announcing the Launch of our New Blog!!!!We are excited to add this feature to our website and yet a little apprehensive as well. This blog is specifically designed to provide support, resources, other helpful information. Bringing together all widowed and non-widowed, of all ages, religious backgrounds and sexual orientations, all races, who have suffered or are suffering from a loss or losses as well as pets.

The excitement is from being able to share stories, resources, news, etc. with you. The apprehension is will you respond? Will you tell us what you think and what you would like to hear from us? We hope so!

Our Authors are looking forward to sharing the blog with you in just a few days!

We encourage you to bookmark the page or add the link to your favorite.

Angel of Freedom! God Bless you AMERICA



Robert is a Nurse Practitioner (APRN) for Nurse Practitioner for hospice. I joined this club no one wants to belong to and we never figured we would or was such a thing at that time and day when our worlds came tumbling down in January 2010. I lost my wife Karen April 26, 2004. I am the Public Relations Administrator for Safehavenforwidowed some of my responsibilities and duties are handling all aspects of planned publicity campaigns and PR activities during the period of a crisis. Maintaining and making sure that our risk assessment and crisis management plan's are in place and our reputation is maintained. Writing and producing presentations and press releases, dealing with inquiries from the public, the press. Researching, writing and distributing press releases to targeted media. Designing, writing and/or producing presentations, articles, ‘in-house' journals, reports, information for websites and videos. Maintaining and updating information on the organization’s website. Organizing events such as meet and greets, and visits. Managing the aspect of a potential crisis situation along with the director and other staff members.

With Hope by Steven Curtis Chapman

This song really helped me get through a lot of moments of grief when my mom passed away in January 2008. I have often shared this song with others. I noticed it wasn’t on You Tube with lyrics and photos, so I made it myself to share with the world. This is dedicated to all those people out there who are distraught.

K Summers