Quote of the Month for February 2021

 A Quote for February 2021 I don’t know how many times I have not participated in an event or activity because my focus was on what could go wrong. I think this is exacerbated by the anxiety that is caused by an unwanted divorce. Yes, things can go wrong in every aspect of our lives…

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Divorce-Mending What Should Not Have Been Broken

“Divorce, the death of a family” KathieyV  I had the opportunity to visit the Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC.  Every time I visit, I find something unique.  The exhibit that caught my eye on this particular day was a piece, or should I say “pieces,” of art called Bride.   It was explained to…

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Monthly 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 59:16New 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.  I was standing on…

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Divorce Diversion-My Five Book Reading Wrap-Up

Join me for my five book reading wrapup! (There is an Amazon link to each book.  If you are interested in a bit more information, just click on the link.  I am an Amazon Affiliate.  If you click on the link and buy anything at all, I get a percent of the sale at no…

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Stress Relief-Try Chewing Gum

  Chewing Gum for Stress Relief I remember chewing gum as a kid.  I also remember that kids chewing gum, making teachers and parents mad. I would pop my gum, and my brothers would get mad at me.  I would chew gum in class, and my teachers would get mad at me.  I would find gum under my…

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Words of Pain and Hope-Divorce

Words of Pain and Hope From Others Going Through Divorce If you going through divorce hang in there you are not alone.  Always remember God’s Promise” I will never leave you or forsake you” Thank You God! Kathiey V

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Online Dating and the Grey Divorce. Is it Worth It?

 I never thought I would be thinking about dating again in my 60’s.  I thought I would be retired with my husband, enjoying our grandchildren and taking trips as a family.  That dream did not pan out because my husband of nearly four decades walked out on me.  So is online dating for me?  Let’s…

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Journal Prompt-How do You Feel About Sheets? Are You a Sheet Snob?

I don’t think I was born a sheet snob, but somehow, along the way, I found that I do have sheet requirements that need to be met. When I was a kid, I did not think twice about sheets. If you ask me if I can recall how smooth and soft my childhood sheets were,…

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Article Review, “21 Tips to Survive Divorce and the Holidays” by Dr Karen Finn

Yes, it is the holiday season.  Back before my separation and divorce, the holidays had an air of magic about them.  A time to celebrate our family and our faith.  This is no longer true now that we are a family divided. The first holiday season I spent alone was in 2013.  I remember the…

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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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