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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Journal Prompt-Do You Belive in Ghosts? Have You Ever Had an Otherworldly Experience?

The question is, do you believe in ghosts, and have you ever had an otherworldly experience?  The answer to that question is maybe and maybe.   I remember growing up and hearing other’s experiences and I too wanted to experience something beyond the norm.  My dad had a near-death experience that included finding himself swept…

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Divorce Diversion-Travel NC, Point Lookout Vineyards

 I just took a trip to the western part of  North Carolina.  I decided to try to find a  nice vineyard, and I did.  Point Lookout Vineyards in Hendersonville, NC.  It was lovely. Here is a quote from their website “OUR VINEYARD IS ATOP THE SOUTHEAST SLOPE of Point Lookout Mountain with 30-mile panoramic views. The…

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Stress Relief-Try Spending Some Time in the Sun

The stress levels that we experience can directly affect our physical, emotional, and mental health.  Divorce is listed as one of the most stressful events in a persons life.  Having experienced the pain and stress of divorce I decided I would look for some ways to decrease the effects of stress in my life.  Here…

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Divorce Diversion-Food, Let’s Try a New Recipe, Moist Pumpkin Bread

It’s fall and a good time to try some pumpkin recipes.  I found this recipe on Pinterest, and I was excited to give it a try.  The recipe comes from a website called Mom, Wife, Busy Life. I studied the ingredients and took a trip to Harris Teeter to bet all the needed ingredients. I used…

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Morning Motivation. Fear of the Unknown; Brodie and the Grocery Bag

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you;    I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 On your typical day, my dog Brodie is not afraid of bags of any kind.  He is not fearful of handbags, grocery bags, or trash bags.…

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Divorce Diversion-Travel, Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park in Wilson NC

A couple of weeks ago I found myself driving to Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park in Wilson North Carolina.  I had heard about this park several years ago and I have wanted to visit for some time.It was a holiday weekend and I had no plans and the drive was just a bit over an hour so I…

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Finding Joy Even in the Pain-The Joy

Divorce is one of the most painful events in a person’s life.  That being siad there is still joy to be found if we take the time to find it. How have I found joy this month?I have found joy in my family, food, the change from summer to fall, food, and my dog Brodie.How…

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Journal Prompt-Write About A Dream You Remember and How That Dream Made You Feel

 I have lived long enough to have had thousands of dreams.  I have had my share of nightmares and also my share of fun and memorable dreams.  I can remember themes in my dreams that recur, such as being in a play with hundreds of people in attendance, and I forget my lines, and I…

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Divorce Diversion-Home, How to Re-Soften Scratchy Towels

I have noticed lately that my towels are no longer soft.  The towels have taken on a very coarse or rough texture, and they just don’t feel very pleasant to the touch.  I found an article on The Spruce that was titled how to soften your towels, and I thought I would give it a try. Here is…

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The Journey-A Quote by an Unknown Author

“Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls our life.” ~Unknown I  love this quote.  I believe healing from a devastating event is a process.  The length of time this process takes is individual.  For some of us, it will be a life long process.  I have seen over the last…

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