Divorce- The Journey..”Just Do It”

Divorce is all incompassing.  Responsibilities that were once shared by two are now on the shoulders of one.  Even though many chores may seem small to some, they become mountains to those of us on an emotional rollercoaster.  That being said, we have to realize challenges don’t go away if we ignore them.  Let’s start…

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Monthly Motivation “Wait on the Lord”

(At the bottom of the page is an affiliate link to my book.  To check it out just click on the photo:-) I will be the first to admit that it is not always easy to wait on the Lord.  If we love God and trust Him, then wait we must.  We wait because we…

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The Beginning-What Helped Me Survive the Early Days of an Unwanted Separation and 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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Happy New Year 2020

I chose this verse for New Year’s Day because it speaks of “future” and “hope.”  Not only a future and a hope but a blessing wherein God says he plans to prosper and not harm us.  Happy Day!  Life is going to be a piece of cake from now on. I am going to have…

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Monthly Motivation-“The Christmas Wreath” in loving memory of my Brother Bruce

I love Christmas.  What a fun and beautiful time of year. Sometimes I wonder about the origins of our many holiday traditions.  Just what does the wreath we hang every year symbolize? I consulted Google came up with this quote…… “The circle of a Christmas wreath is a never-ending ring, a reminder of the  everlasting…

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Divorce In The Media, The Divorce Trip

  I get all types of divorce info from various sites.  When I came across this video from the Jimmy Kimmel Show, I had to share it with you. Let’s listen to this woman’s story and compare it to our own. She was married for 48 hours and was two days into her honeymoon when…

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Monthly Motivation “He Comes Alongside Us” (This was written in 2015)

On Sunday morning, I like to sit down indian style on the couch with my computer in my lap and a cup of coffee in my hand and listen to an online sermon.  This week I decided to listen to a sermon on the Summit Church website.  The scripture for the sermon was found in John…

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“The Beginning” Written in 2013,”A Letter to My Soon To Be Ex that I Wrote When I Found Out He Was Leaving”

To say I was shocked and deeply hurt and angry does not begin to sum up the flood of emotions I felt that night.  Shocked and deeply hurt that he would do this to our family.  Angry on so many levels at the unnecessary pain this would cause everyone. I found out on June 4…

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Need Stress Relief? 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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“As I Understand It” New Car, Insurance and Tags Oh My!

Many of us who have been married for decades don’t understand the art of car buying.   When I was married my husband bartered for the new car, arranged the needed insurance and necessary tags. All things car-related just seemed to come naturally to him and so he just did it.  Now being on my own…

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