Morning Motivation-God Directs Our Path

“I trust in the Lord with all my heart and lean not on my own understanding. In all my ways I acknowledge Him and He directs my paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6) I love to travel.  I enjoy the adventure.  I delight in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, the trails in the mountains, and feeling the cool…

Read More

Lawyers are a Girls Best Friend, Not Diamonds…Zsa Zsa Gabor

I like her quote, and I can relate to its meaning now that I have experienced the depth of its truth. If you find yourself in the throws of an unwanted and unexpected separation and pending divorce as I did, please hire an experienced attorney.  Do this sooner rather than later.  I regret taking my…

Read More

Your Truth Will Set You Free….Unless You Are Gaslighting!  

I talk with people often about divorce.  Many women and a handful of men I have spoken with  have experienced, what some call, gaslighting.  How I understand gaslighting, it is the twisting of the truth and invention of new untruths. I found an article that deals with the subject, “I Reject Your Reality and Substitute My…

Read More

Ways to Reduce Stress. Try Reading.

Here is a quote in regard to reading and stress relief that I found online….. “Reading worked best, outshining other stress-reduction techniques like listening to music, taking a walk or having a cup of tea. Stress levels declined by 68 percent after participants read for just six minutes, leading Lewis to say, “Losing yourself in…

Read More

The Journey Through Divorce; Prayer

I remember learning at one point in my life that Billy Graham prayed all the time.  He prayed without ceasing.  I can recall thinking that is humanly impossible.  Nobody can pray constantly. I have come to tell you it is not the impossibility I thought it was. When I learned of my husbands plan to…

Read More

Meetup Groups vs Isolation

I am a member of many divorce sites, places where people can go to share and vent. These sites are support groups for those entering the unknown world of separation and divorce. I was reading one ladies comments.  I don’t know her story although based on her recent post I can tell she is lonely,…

Read More

Spiritual Short Story. The Carrot The Egg The Coffee

I found this short story on a site called Spiritual Short Stories. The title of the story and the author are unknown.  As I read the story,  I thought of myself and others that have experienced pain and despair caused by an unwanted and unnecessary divorce. The Story A young woman went to her grandmother and told…

Read More

How to Survive the Pain of Divorce (Even When it Feels Unbearable)

Occasionally I like to share a relevant divorce recovery video.  I found this one on youtube. My favorite quote was by Patty Blue Hayes. “It is a death, but from that death you have a beginning”. Similar to my quote.

Read More

Morning Motivation Sharing God’s Mercy and Grace

I am reading several devotionals at one time.  Not that I am consistent in my reading of any of them, but  I  attempt to read a few pages daily to try to find God’s will for me.  One of my favorites is “Glimpses of God’s Grace”  by Anita Donahue. Anita speaks of stepping out on…

Read More

Morning Motivation “You are the God who sees me” Thank you God!

Hagar in the book of Genesis did not have it easy.  But even with difficulty in her life, she recognized God as “the God who sees me.” Help us, God, to realize you see us too.  In pain, in the joy and everything in-between thank you God for being the God who sees, understands and…

Read More