Divorce and the Holidays-“Develop New Traditions and Just Breathe”

Divorce and the holidays written from the perspective of a former pastor’s wife.  It’s Christmas, and it can be difficult and challenging for those trying to reinvent our holiday traditions due to unexpected life events.   Yes, things will never be the same, and we can’t force a return of what was “normal.” We have…

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Divorce-The Beginning, The Journey, The Joy

The Beginng, The Journey, The Joy Divorce The Beginning Find a Mantra to get you through each day… A friend of mine sent me this quote.  Going through a divorce can make you feel like you are in a deep dark, hopeless hell with no end in sight.  On the days I felt I could…

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Looking Back on My Divorce-An Article from Huff Post.

If you think you understand the feelings and emotions of a woman going through the pain of “Being Left,” you don’t.  At least not until you go through it yourself.  I, too, though I could relate to the pain of a woman being thrown away, I was mistaken.  I understand it now.  I am nearing…

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Ask the Divorce Lady, “The After Life”

Several years ago I stated a series called “Ask The Divorce Lady”. I am starting the segment up again and I thought I would begin by sharing my first video in the series. I would love to know your thoughts. If you have any questions for the Divorce Lady let me know in the comment…

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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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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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Stress Relief-Try Spending Some Time in the Sun

The stress levels that we experience can directly affect our physical, emotional, and mental health.  Divorce is listed as one of the most stressful events in a persons life.  Having experienced the pain and stress of divorce I decided I would look for some ways to decrease the effects of stress in my life.  Here…

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Finding Joy Even in the Pain-The Joy

Divorce is one of the most painful events in a person’s life.  That being siad there is still joy to be found if we take the time to find it. How have I found joy this month?I have found joy in my family, food, the change from summer to fall, food, and my dog Brodie.How…

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The Journey-A Quote by an Unknown Author

“Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls our life.” ~Unknown I  love this quote.  I believe healing from a devastating event is a process.  The length of time this process takes is individual.  For some of us, it will be a life long process.  I have seen over the last…

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“The Beginning” Wisdom From the Web….Huff Post Divorce Pages “10 Productive Ways to Move on After Infidelity”

This was written back in the early days of my unwanted separation and pending divorce. That is whay I call it “The Beginning” I believe that these “productive ways” are good advice if there was infidelity in your marriage or not.  “10 Productive Ways to Move on After Infidelity” (My opinions in red:-) By Anita…

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