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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Monthly Motivation-Jesus Prayed for Us John 17:20

I know God loves us.  I know he cares about us.  But I never realized that Jesus prayed for us.  He did.  He prayed for us in the Garden of Gethsemane.  Here are a couple of versions from John 17:20. “Neither for these alone do I pray [it is not for their sake only that…

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Divorce Diversion-Jan Decor, A Winter Vibe

Keeping the house clean: One thing that helps me keep the house clean is getting Brodie shaved.  At least twice a year, Brodie sheds hunks of fur at a time, I will call it molting.  I can sit and literally pull handfuls of hair off of his body, I could easily make a sweater.  So…

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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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Monthly Motivation “Wait on the Lord”

(At the bottom of the page is an affiliate link to my book.  To check it out just click on the photo:-) I will be the first to admit that it is not always easy to wait on the Lord.  If we love God and trust Him, then wait we must.  We wait because we…

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Monthly Motivation-“The Christmas Wreath” in loving memory of my Brother Bruce

I love Christmas.  What a fun and beautiful time of year. Sometimes I wonder about the origins of our many holiday traditions.  Just what does the wreath we hang every year symbolize? I consulted Google came up with this quote…… “The circle of a Christmas wreath is a never-ending ring, a reminder of the  everlasting…

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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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