The Beginning, Surviving Divorce “Just Breathe”

I cannot adequately describe the pain of an unwanted divorce, but I can explain the effect, at least the impact it had on me. I remember lying in bed, not able to sleep, unable to stop crying, feeling both emotional and physical pain to the point where my skin literally burned. During this time, I…

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Stress Relief-Let’s Go Hiking!

There is something relaxing about taking a hike outside on a nice day.  Feeling the cool breeze and warm sun on your face as you surround yourself with the beauty of the countryside has a calming effect, at least on me. As I was looking for ways to relieve stress I found that many believe…

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The Beginning-“Fearless”

My series is called “The Beginning”.  It is a look back on thoughts, feelings, and events that shaped the early days of my unwanted separation and pending divorce.  This was taken from an old blog post I wrote during the early painful days. ******************************************************************************************************** The Beginning I am reading a book by Max Lucado, it…

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My Thoughts on a Divorce Article “Why Falling Out of Love Never Justifies Divorce”

Click the link below to read the article by John Piper Why Falling Out of Love Never Justifies Divorce The author of the article believes that people will fall in and out of love numerous times during their marriage.  He says that staying in a marriage is about commitment and promise-keeping, being a person of…

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The Joy-Do What You Love

Sometimes we get caught up in our disappointments, in our emotional/physical pain, in the stress of daily life.  So caught up that we fail to take the time to actually do the things that once brought us joy.  If you are going through a major trauma in your life such as illness, death of a…

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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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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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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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