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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My Story My Divorce-The Beginning, The Separation Agreement

I remember the day my husband of 37 years handed me the separation agreement that he and his attorney had produced for me to sign.  At that time I was still trying to trust him because he told me I could, hoping that he had my best interest at heart.  Foolish? Yes!  Naive? Yes!  Stupid? […]

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Morning Motivation:The Serenity Prayer

The author of this prayer was Reinhold Niebuhr.  The prayer was widely used in sermons in the 1930’s and 40’s and was first published in 1951. The Serenity Prayer was spoken a lot in my family.  I can still hear my mom quoting this prayer.  I can’t recall when she began reciting the words.  It […]

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Morning Motivation: God’s Power Works in Our Weakness

“Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.” 2 Corinthians 12:9 NLT “God wants His grace to be completed in your weakness. You never really experience the grace unless […]

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Divorce Diversion-Weekend Reading and Watching with Links

📰Reading📰 Why You Should Wash Your Clothes Before You Wear Them I must admit I am guilty of not washing new items when I first buy them. Not anymore after reading this article. Items to Never Put Down You Garbage Disposal My one question after reading this is “who puts paint down their disposal?”. How […]

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The Joy-Finding Joy in the Coffee Shop Psalm 16:11

Even when life is hard if we look around we can see God’s beauty that surrounds us.  It is everywhere. This week I found beauty in the spring flowers, my children and grandchildren, hearing the birds sing as my dog and I went on one of our many walks and the list goes on.  Thank […]

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Divorce and Stress Relief-Try Exercise

(That is me on the far right:-) When my husband first left me I did sink into despair and depression.  I don’t know how I was able, but I continued to exercise. I would jog with my dog when I felt like going to bed and curling up in the fetal position. After work I […]

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Morning Motivation-God’s Pottery Has Layers

The Potter and the Clay This is the message that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “Jeremiah, go down to the potter’s house. I will give you my message there.” 3 So I went down to the potter’s house and saw him working with clay at the wheel. 4 He was making a pot […]

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Divorce Diversion:Weekend Reading and Watching with Links.

  📰Reading📰 What to Eat For Thicker Hair I have always had thin hair.  There are many foods that are listed in this article that I should start eating more of. 10 Reasons to Drink Coffee Everyday I have no problem getting my daily dose of coffee.  It is one of my comfort foods:-) 8 […]

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The Journey- Embrace Your Singleness

“Single” is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize.”  Mandy Hale I recently heard a sermon on embracing your singleness, and I have decided to do just that.  There is no way I could have embraced being single in the beginning.  Being thrown away is traumatic.  After two years(and now […]

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The Divorce Trip, Did You Take One?

I get all types of divorce info from various sites.  When I came across this video from the Jimmy Kimmel Show, I had to share it with you. Let’s listen to this woman’s story and compare it to our own. She was married for 48 hours and was two days into her honeymoon when she […]

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