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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Stress Relief When Going Through Divorce: Let’s Try Prayer

I am now about five years removed from the time my husband decided to leave without any attempt to heal whatever he thought was wrong and without any expressed warning to me.  He had made up his mind to leave, and that is what he did. Needless to say separation and divorce tend to lead […]

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Ask The Divorce Lady: What Should I do With My Wedding Ring??

Ask the Divorce Lady What should I do with my wedding ring now that my husband has walked out on me? For me the answer was simple “Hock that puppy!” I don’t think there is any wrong answer to the question of what to do with a wedding ring when it no longer stands for the […]

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