Author Archives: lindasnyder

The Reality Is That You Will Grieve Forever…

The reality is that you will grieve forever. You will not “get over” the loss of a loved one; you will learn to live with it. You will heal and you will rebuild yourself around the loss you have suffered. … Continue reading

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This Is Not How the Story Is Going To End

At any given moment you have the power to say  This is NOT how the story is going to end. Oh how I love this.  But how do we help those in deep pain to love it, too? *************************************** In … Continue reading

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Costumes of Identity

This deserves much more than a simple reposting, and at some point I will explore it further.  But for now, I think it’s an important enough message as it stands, to not have to wait for whatever poor words I … Continue reading

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Be A Light

*************************************** In memory of my beloved husband John Kelly Snyder… 20 Sept 1956 – 21 Oct 2016. My Johnny was a true warrior, fighting demons no one else could see.  I thought he was the strongest man in the world, … Continue reading

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Expanded Holiday Hours at the Bookstore That Supports The Grief Warrior Project

Heritage Collectibles, Books & Maps is the antiques shop & used bookstore that John and I started two years before he suicided.  It was a dream of his, to have a little shop where he could research cool items, read … Continue reading

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Planning Meeting for Suicide Prevention Drop-In Center, Nov 5

A reminder that a planning meeting to develop a suicide prevention drop-in center is scheduled for tomorrow (Monday, November 5) from 5:30-7:30 at Heritage Collectibles, where The Grief Warrior Project support group meets. Enter 9 Park Street, Lewiston into your … Continue reading

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Yes, I’d Do It Again

I just read the saddest but one of the most beautiful expressions of love I’ve ever seen.  I don’t have permission to post it here so will offer a quick summary: At barely 21 years old, this young soul’s husband … Continue reading

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