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"Pain is weakness leaving the body." ~ Anonymous If pain really is weakness leaving the body, then I guess that makes us bionic women! When we are in the middle of the pain, it is hard to see anything good about it. If you are training for an endurance race [...]
“Life is accepting what is and working from that.” ~ Gloria Naylor, African American novelist and educator The Apostle Paul in his letter to Timothy makes this statement: “Everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with [...]
“I don’t know why I decided to write to you unless it was because I love you so much that I just wanted to tell you.” Grant Goodvin, my brother in a letter (at age 17) Sometimes when we are in the middle of a [...]
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs -- jolted by every pebble in the road." ~ Henry Ward Beecher My motto is: Love better. Live bigger. Laugh more! The truth is that sometimes life is not funny. Sometimes, something happens [...]
"Be outrageous -- and slam that door! As you do so remind yourself that your recklessness is nothing but the expression of a cosmic urge to challenge the general tendency of things to ebb toward a lukewarm and boring equilibrium." ~ The Art of Imperfection I'm [...]
Tip #90. Get a great haircut. Save up your money and go to a swanky hair salon and get a haircut. Tell the stylist to do what he or she thinks will look best on you. Maybe you could take some pictures of things you like. Or [...]
Children And Divorce
"To be intimate with a married man, when my own father cheated on my mother, is not something I could forgive. I could not look at myself in the morning if I did that. I wouldn't be attracted to a man who would cheat on [...]
I was about 15 when my parents officially got divorced. It wasn't a pretty divorce, but I'm sure it wasn't the worst. It took about three years of struggle for my Mom to finally call it quits and put an end to the marriage. Then [...]
"No excuses. No regrets." ~ Anonymous There are all kinds of new beginnings in life. Some we dread. Some we look forward to with excitement and perhaps a little nervous anticipation. My midlife divorce was a new beginning of the first type: Dread. My youngest [...]
Women on the Divorce Recovery Journey
“Even though you don’t know me personally, I just want to say you literally saved my life. I feel as if you are beside me encouraging me every day. The emotions, information you write and the Boot camp CD have made my new unexpected life easier. Your support is priceless. Somehow it is comforting knowing that someone else is walking in my shoes.
I thank God and you for being there for me.”
“Thank you so much for your website & book. I discovered you by “accident”, although I know that God was guiding me to your site. I was searching for help. … the pain, rejection, deception and coldness is hard to bear. Some evenings, before I go to sleep it is so good to see your smiling face on your website. It gives me hope that someday it won’t hurt this acutely. You truly are a blessing to others. Thank you for your daily thoughts, honesty, and encouragement.“