My Thoughts on a Divorce Article- “When Grandparents Divorce Everyone Hurts”

  When Grandparents Divorce Everyone Hurts by D. Scott Sibley-Institute For Family Studies I remember how concerned I was when my husband decided to leave me not only concerned about the impact it would have on me but also the effect it would have on our children and grandchildren.  When this happened, I was most […]

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My Story My Divorce-The Beginning, The Separation Agreement

I remember the day my husband of 37 years handed me the separation agreement that he and his attorney had produced for me to sign.  At that time I was still trying to trust him because he told me I could, hoping that he had my best interest at heart.  Foolish? Yes!  Naive? Yes!  Stupid? […]

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The Joy-Finding Joy in the Coffee Shop Psalm 16:11

Even when life is hard if we look around we can see God’s beauty that surrounds us.  It is everywhere. This week I found beauty in the spring flowers, my children and grandchildren, hearing the birds sing as my dog and I went on one of our many walks and the list goes on.  Thank […]

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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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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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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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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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The Journey-Hire an Attorney

“I would not have enough to survive if I did not have my lawyer to protect me.” KathieyV (2013) (Disclaimer-I am not an expert.  This information is just based on my experience and may not work in your situation.) I remember when I was first thrown away the shock I felt left me feeling off balance […]

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Morning Motivation-God Directs Our Path

“I trust in the Lord with all my heart and lean not on my own understanding. In all my ways I acknowledge Him and He directs my paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6) I love to travel.  I enjoy the adventure.  I delight in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, the trails in the mountains, and feeling the cool […]

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