The Journey- Embrace Your Singleness

“Single” is an opportunity to live life on your own terms and not apologize.”  Mandy Hale I recently heard a sermon on embracing your singleness, and I have decided to do just that.  There is no way I could have embraced being single in the beginning.  Being thrown away is traumatic.  After two years(and now […]

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The Divorce Trip, Did You Take One?

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 she […]

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Morning Motivation-Hebrews 12:1-3

Hebrews 12:1-3 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,  fixing our eyes on Jesus,the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the […]

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Divorce Diversion-Weekend Reading and Watching With Links

📰Reading📰 7 Things You Should Never Put in A Living Room I guess I got lucky, I don’t have any of the things listed in my living room. How about you? 16 Things You Should Never Put in Your Dryer I did not do as well on this test.  I have put workout clothes, bras, […]

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The Beginning of Divorce: “A Woman is Like a Tea Bag”

This post is a blast from the past.  My thoughts as I was beginning my journey into the world of separation and divorce.  I place I did not choose to go but a road I was forced to travel. ********************************************************************************* I came across this saying at a local consignment store.  I find it to be […]

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Divorce Diversion: Taking Care of You, Ways to De-Stress…”Peel an Orange”…Aromatherapy

Ok folks, it’s time to de-stress.  Those of us going through divorce seem to be a reservoir for stress.  I never had any issues with unhealthy anxiety or depression until I was blindsided with marital separation after decades of marriage. On one stress index scale, divorce rates the second highest stressor with the death of a spouse first.  I don’t […]

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Morning Motivation,”How Can I Survive the Pain of Divorce?” Jason Gray

Take a minute to watch this short video by Jason Gray.  He shares his thoughts on divorce and that we can “rise” after the trauma of this life-changing event. “The initiative against despair is to rise and do the next thing”. Oswald Chambers   We may not understand why some things happen in our lives. […]

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Morning Motivation

My mom was an incredibly generous person.  I can remember her giving her time and money to various groups.  I remember going door to door with Mom collecting money for the American Heart Association; we spent hours working with the Special Olympics.  She had a special place in her heart for a group called Boys […]

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The Journey-Hold Tightly to Your Faith

I remember an excruciating time in my life when my parents were sick, and death was very close. During those times I had a bible verse that I constantly repeated, “Be still and know that I am God”. To me, these words were reassuring me that God is in control and I could put all […]

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Morning Motivation-God is with us in all things. Joshua 1:9

I am always looking for quotes.  Quotes from famous people, from the homeless on the street just trying to survive, and all of us in-between just trying to make sense of life.  I was watching The Biggest Loser on Hulu,  the people on this show face a difficult challenge.  They are attempting to lose a […]

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