My Story My Divorce God’s Promise The Beginning….

  Click here to order my book….thanks:-) As a pastor’s wife, KathieyV witnesses the ups and downs of every type of relationship over the years as she partners with her husband while he serves the church community. But one day—out of the blue—her husband of thirty-seven years breaks his vows and leaves her. The despair…

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How to Go Solo After Divorce-Going Out Alone

I was married for most of my life.  Everything I did and everywhere I went usually involved either my husband or my kids.  Suddenly with an unwanted divorce, you find you do not have that partner beside you to experience life’s events and adventures.   I have been separated since 2013, and I still find…

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Beware the Narcissist-Quotes Found on Pinterest

I never really understood the meaning of Narcissism.  There was no mention in primary or secondary school.  I don’t remember the mention of it in my psych classes in nursing school.  How can we protect ourselves from something we don’t know or understand?  With that in mind, I will be doing a I never really…

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Weekly Words-Tuesday Quote for August 17, 2021

 Quote of the Week I had my life goals set and did not see any reason that they would not be accomplished. I married, had two children, and had grandchildren on the way. I was looking forward to retirement and spending quality time with my family. I envisioned family dinners and family travel. I did…

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Journal Prompt-Family History-What is the Story Behind Your Name?

What is the Story Behind Your Name? What is the story behind my name? I will tell you what I know based on my mother’s telling of how I was given my name. My first name is Kathy. The story goes that my dad wanted to name me Ronnie. I was told that Ronnie was…

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Weekly Words Tuesday By Eleanor Rosevelt

Weekly Words Tuesday by Eleanor Roosevelt. I must say I enjoy the many wonderful quotes by Eleanor Roosevelt.   This one is so simple but completely accurate.  When we doubt ourselves and don’t push on in what we know we should be doing, we fail not only ourselves but also others. I have written 99%…

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Divorce Articles, Weekly Reads July 19, 2021

Weekly Reading on Divorce.  Here are a few articles that looked interesting to me regarding divorce.  There is information on Common Reasons for Divorce, mediation, signs of narcissism, and divorce stories.  In the case of divorce,, knowledge is power.  It is best to know as much as you can as you enter the world of…

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My Thoughts on an Article, Being Alone After Divorce

I was reading an article the other day on a site called Divorce Girl Smiling.  The article was titled Being Alone After Divorce, Why It’s Ok, and Tips on How to Enjoy It.  I thought I would read the post and see if this has been true in my divorce experience.  How well I remember the…

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Weekly Words Tuesday-“Get Up Early…” What time do you get up???

 As I was looking over this quote, I had many thoughts.  The first thought was, yes, I can get up early. I was up at 4 am today.  I don’t work at my desk, so I did not clear my desk.  I can’t tie my hair because it is too short.  I did make some…

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How do you feel about My Quote of the Week?

Quote of the Week  Taking a risk is a scary endeavor. But, sometimes, to achieve the desired goal, we need to take a risk. It seems since the unwanted separation and divorce in my life, I have taken several risks. I bought a new house. I left my job. I began writing and forged on in…

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