Author Archives: lindasnyder

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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Creating a Drop-In Center… Can You Help?

Do you have time to… a) Attend a planning meeting on Monday, November 5th at 5:30, to help turn The Grief Warrior Project drop-in center into a reality – and/or – b) Attend regular meetings after that – and/or – … Continue reading

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No Joking Matter

I just noticed a Facebook friend – someone I know in real life, who is a kind, compassionate, caring person – who was complaining about a number of legitimately painful bodily aches and insults. But this person had to end … Continue reading

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Recent Articles Reposted on Our Facebook Group

The more we can learn about suicide and the factors that lead to attempts and completions, the more likely we will be to save lives – lives such as that of the most important man in the world to me, … Continue reading

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Teens: Dealing with Stress / Anxiety – Beginning October 03, 2018

Someone asked recently if we would be doing workshops on anxiety for teens.  It was a great question, especially given the world we live in today, and how it affects our impressionable youth population. Anxiety can lead to a host … Continue reading

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Our Support Groups

Survivors of Suicide Support Group:  Tuesday evenings, 6:00-7:30pm Suicidal Thoughts Support Group: Saturday evenings, 6:00-7:30 pm The coffee pot is always on.  The atmosphere is low key, comfortable and confidential. Whether you share or not, is your choice, but it … Continue reading

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A Message to Members of Our Grief Support MeetUp Group

The following is the email I sent out to the nearly 50 members of our MeetUp group this morning… it seemed appropriate to repost here. Hello to everyone, I hope you’re doing okay…. some days, “okay” is the best we … Continue reading

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