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Individuals who have experienced the loss of a spouse are acutely aware of the value of what they have. Widows embrace gratitude and refuse to take anything for granted. They are appreciative of the people and things in their lives and are less likely to overlook or underestimate their significance.

Not taking anything for granted reflects the idea that profound loss can lead to a heightened sense of gratitude and awareness of life’s fleeting nature. It underscores the importance of cherishing what we have and not assuming that it will always be there. It’s a reminder to be mindful and appreciative of the present moment and the people and experiences that enrich our lives.

Those who have survived losses and trauma are people who find joy in small places.  Is this true for you?