The Beginning..”As Long As I Can Do It” Blast From the Past

As one part of my series titled “The Beginning”,  I will be going back to old posts from the beginning of my divorce trauma. This post was written July 2013, about a month after I found out my husbands plans to break his vow to me and to God. Words of wisdom and encouragement….”As long…

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Divorce Diversion:Tuesday Travels, Bryson City North Carolina

I had a wonderful time during my stay in Bryson City NC.  What a lovely town. I loved being able to see the mountains in the distance.  Beautiful. There is a small downtown area with several shops and restaurants. I was lucky to have found a great place to stay, The Everett Boutique Hotel and Bistro.…

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Morning Motivation, “God’s Anchor Holds Me” Hebrews 6:19

   “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, where our forerunner,  Jesus, has entered on our behalf.” Hebrews 6:19-20 From my readings, I have found that the anchor is a symbol of hope for people of faith. The anchor is a…

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Divorce Diversion-Tuesday Travels/Places

Several weeks ago I was in Bryson City North Carolina.  I had heard about the Great Smokey Mountain Railroad and of all their many trips and decided to check them out. I decided to take one of their first-class trips.  This trip took me to the Nantahala Outdoor Center, and then we traveled back to…

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Morning Motivation “Even the Damaged Produce Good Fruit”

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God”. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Have you ever really looked at an apple tree?…

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Divorce in the Media-Divorce Court, A way to deal with anger is Humming?

I am now six 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.…

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Productivity-A Night-Time Routine

“Things You Should Do Before Bed to Wake Up Refreshed and Productive“ by Asian Efficiency Team I like to read articles on how to be more productive.  I came across this article on how to wake up refreshed and productive and decided to apply some of it to my life. I choose three suggestions from…

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Morning Motivation-“You Change My Sorrow Into Dancing” Psalm 30:11

I read a book several years ago called “Small Island” by Andrea Levy.”  There is a quote that I came across in the reading that touched me. “He looked so pained that I dreamed of taking his hands and making him dance.” Her statement is directed toward someone that is not particularly nice; he is…

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Divorce Diversion-Weekend Reading and Watching Links Plus Links to My YouTube Channel-Enjoy

📰Reading📰Trans-Atlantic Flight is Crawling with AntsYes I am planning a trip but I will be driving. I guess ants could end up in my car but I sure hope not! 6 Awesome Train Rides in North CarolinaI am so excited I am going to take one of these train rides this summer.  I am going on…

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Divorce Diversion-Food;Buoy Bowl

For weeks all my daughter, Stephanie,  has talked about is Buoy Bowls.  She would go on about how wonderful they were.  She would stalk them to find out where they would be on what felt like a daily basis.  I finally gave in and said “Ok, I want to give them a try”.  So off we went…

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