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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Inspirational Quotes-You Must Focus to See God’s Light

I found I could relate to this quote by Aristotle.  My divorce was the darkest time in my life.  The only way I could begin to see even a flicker of light was when I put my faith, my hope, and my fears in God’s hands.   If you are on this journey, I hope…

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My Thoughts on an Article, Being Alone After Divorce

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

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Stress Relief-Feeling Stressed-Give Reading A Try!

Life can be stressful; there is no doubt about that. I have started to look at ways to help us decrease our stress. Here is a stress relief method that I love…Reading! I began a series on stress relief because of the stress I endured with my divorce. There are countless ways to decrease our…

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My Divorce is Final-The Realization of a Dream Destroyed

Divorce, Realization of a Dream Destroyed. Well, today,  Feb 9, 2017,  I am officially divorced.  So how do I feel on this impactful day?  I will try to verbalize it… Did I ever in a million years predict that I would be divorced?  No!Did I choose to break a vow to someone I loved, or…

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Stress Relief and Travel-Let’s Plan a Trip!

Marital separation and divorce are ranked just under the death of a child as the most stressful experiences. With this in mind, I am always looking for ways to decrease stress.  Lately, I have been reading about stress relief and travel. Let’s Take a TripTravel can cause its fair share of stress, but from what I…

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Monthly Motivation-I Will Sing in the Morning-Psalm 63:7-8

Thank you, Lord, for the shadow of your wings.  Thank you that I find protection, fatherly encouragement, direction for my path,  and your endless unfailing love in the shadow of your wings. Thank you because you uphold me in all things, and because of this, I have the strength to sing:-) Happy Monday, Everyone! KathieyV:-)

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Divorce in the News Jan 6, 2023

 Every week or so, I look at what is happening in Divorce News. I search “divorce” in Google and put a time frame on the search of that current week or so to give me an overview of what is happening in divorce news. The trending news is typically celebrity news. Yes, in the news,…

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Faith-What is in Your Hope Chest?

Interestingly, there are times in our lives when we have it all figured out. We know what we need and are confident that our hopes are the right ones and in line with God’s will for our lives. As far as we can see at the moment, these self-proclaimed hopes will never change. Well, I…

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A Few Ways To Survive the Pain Of Divorce

In my opinion, divorce is one of the most stressful times in a person’s life.  I can only say that because I am experiencing it.  I never thought I would find myself in this situation, having been married for 37 years.  I didn’t think it would happen to me, but that just shows us we…

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Need Stress Relief? Try Chocolate and Add Meditation.

Let’s continue on our stress relief journey today.  I found an article several years ago called Karen Carnabucci’s GPS Guide On Relieving Stress. One of the first things in this list of 100 ways to relieve stress is “Chocolate Meditation.”  I found instructions on how to meditate with chocolate on Psychology Today. This should be fun. Stress…

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