Journal Prompt-Share a Time You Helped Someone in Need

Over the years, I would like to think that I helped someone along the way.  I guess that regarding helping someone, my mind goes back to my years as an RN. I worked in hospitals and clinics and met many in need of a touch to ease their physical and emotional pain. Working as a…

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Monthly Motivation-Get Back Up Again!

Have you ever failed at anything?  I have.  Have you ever fallen down either physically, or figuratively and felt you did not have the strength to keep on trying? I have.  Have you ever felt lost/confused and just did not have the motivation even to try to get out of the hole you have dug…

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Monthly Motivation, Lord I Need You

If there is one stairway to heaven for me, it is music.  The Christian songs that I listen to inspire me and soothe my soul.  In them and their message, I find hope and direction. This song is a blast from my past.  We used to sing it in church, yes the church in which…

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Quote of the Week by KathieyV from her book My Story My Divorce God’s Promise

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Yes, Divorce Can Cause Depression

I see the unexpected abandonment by my husband as a storm.  A category five hurricane that entered my life.  The entire process turned my life, my emotions, my dreams, and the expectations of my future upside down. For me, divorce was probably worse than a storm because, in most cases, in a storm, the damage…

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Divorce Court. How to Handle Anger, Humming?

I am now years away from the initial pain of an unwanted and unnecessary divorce and can now laugh at video clips like this one.  In the early days I probably could not have watched this video it would have been far too painful. I know we all deal with pain and anger differently.  Some…

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Thinking Back to the Beginning of my Divorce “Faith”

It has not been easy since I have been put on the path toward divorce.  There are many hurdles.  In the beginning, it was the shock and depression and the disbelief of abandonment.  In the months to follow it has been an effort to continue to function as I had before, plus, taking on the…

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The Journey-Divorce “The Ripple Effect”

In church, the pastor spoke of the ripple effect of divorce.  It touches everyone involved, not just the grieving partner.  Trust will now be an issue.  Sadly it reaches my grandchildren and the grandchildren to come.  What kind of legacy does this leave for them except the legacy that if you don’t like something, just quit…

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