Lisa Schamess

Author and mother Lisa Schamess wrote a column entitled, "A Widow's Walk: A Year's Journey Through Grief," which chronicles her experience of mourning and loss after her husband Gil's death:

Full Circle: A Year of Love, Death, and Life

The extraordinary Gil and Lisa Schamess story in its entirety.

By Lisa Schamess


Relief and Regret

At Yom Kippur, what does the holiday ritual of annulling vows mean to a widow?

By Lisa Schamess


The Womanly Art of Self-expression

Sometimes doing what needs to be done is enough.

By Lisa Schamess


Memorial Days

Finding solace from grief in life's small, perfect moments


By Lisa Schamess


When the person who is your heart's home dies, where does your heart go?


By Lisa Schamess

Light & Shadow

Reflections on combining young motherhood and young widowhood.


By Lisa Schamess

The Valley of the Shadow

A new widow reflects on the final weeks of her husband's illness and the first weeks of her new life alone.


By Lisa Schamess

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