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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Journal Prompt- What is Your Favorite Season of the Year and Why?

The answer to this question comes to my mind immediately. I don’t even have to think twice about it. My favorite season of the year is fall.  One reason it is my favorite season is that I live in North Carolina.  The NC summers are so hot and humid that beginning in June, I start…

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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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“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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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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My Thoughts on an Article Managing Depression After Divorce by Daniela Ginta

I just did a post on Divorce and Depression and thought I would follow up that thought with an article by Daniela Ginta that deals with Managing Depression After Divorce.  I am going to look at the article and see which suggestions I used in the early days of my divorce.  Maybe there are some…

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

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Divorce in the Media “Grace and Frankie”

I find myself relating to this show in many ways.  I am nearly in my 60’s and my husband of 37 years just decided to up and leave with no warning to me.  It was a bit like that for Grace and Frankie too.  I am going to watch the series and pull out quotes,…

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The Beginning-“It Takes Two and Other Nonsence” by Donna Hayden

I found a great website called With Every Step by Donna Hayden. I found an article on the site called “It takes two and other nonsense”.  Here is quote I can relate to… “Do not tell me divorce takes two! I don’t care what the reason for the divorce – it very often only takes one. The…

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