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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Thoughts from a TV Show about Divorce, Grace and Frankie. I Wish You Joy!

I find myself relating to Grace and Frankie in many ways.  I was nearly in my 60’s and my husband of 37 years just decided to up and leave with no warning to me.  It was a bit like that for Grace and Frankie too.  I am going to watch the series and pull out […]

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Morning Motivation: I Will Sing in the Morning

    “I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love;  for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble.” Psalms 59:16 New International Version Oh, how I loved to sing.  I remember as a little girl my parents, and I were at the home of family friends. […]

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Your Truth Will Set You Free….Unless You Are Gaslighting!  

I talk with people often about divorce.  Many women and a handful of men I have spoken with  have experienced, what some call, gaslighting.  How I understand gaslighting, it is the twisting of the truth and invention of new untruths. I found an article that deals with the subject, “I Reject Your Reality and Substitute My […]

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Ways to Reduce Stress. Try Reading.

Here is a quote in regard to reading and stress relief that I found online….. “Reading worked best, outshining other stress-reduction techniques like listening to music, taking a walk or having a cup of tea. Stress levels declined by 68 percent after participants read for just six minutes, leading Lewis to say, “Losing yourself in […]

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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 “Small Things Matter” A Short Video. Happy New Year!

Check out this video that I found on YouTube-“Small Things Matter” As I watched this short video, it was easy to see that no words need to be spoken to show God’s love to others.  Sometimes we think that to share God’s love it has to be communicated through a tremendous gesture that reaches a […]

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Morning Motivation:Quotes for Christmas

This year for Christmas I will be sharing some quotes related to Christmas for you to enjoy. “At this Christmas when Christ comes, will He find a warm heart? Mark the season of Advent by loving and serving the others with God’s own love and concern.”  Mother Teresa “It is Christmas every time you let God love […]

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Morning Motivation Inspired by Matthew West “Mended”

Click here for a link to the video.    I love love love this song by Matthew West.  I can listen to it over and over and feel like God is speaking to me.  Matthew is telling us that even when we see ourselves as damaged and we see no possibility of repair that God […]

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Wait On The Lord

I found this sermonette on a website called Desiring God.  Watching the video reinforced the fact that God has not left us no matter the pain or problems in our lives.  If we “wait” for Him, have faith in him, he works for us to help not only us but others. The video is titled.. […]

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The Amazing Power of Forgiveness by Rick Warren. My Thoughts on the sermon Part 2

This is part 2 of my two part blog post from a sermon by Rick Warren. “The Amazing Power of Forgiveness.” You can listen to his sermon here… The Amazing Power of Forgiveness “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” Romans […]

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