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"Leave room for the unexpected." ~ Sue Bender, Plain and Simple Wisdom Surprised by Joy Surprised by Joy by C.S. Lewis is the story of his journey to belief in God. Though he experienced inexplicable joy at the end of his road of discovery, his story was [...]
"Asking for help calls on your faith ... asking for support involves trusting ... asking for miracles is instinctive and can be nourished." ~ SARK, author, artist, incest survivor We All Need Help During a midlife divorce we all need help, but often times we are hesitant [...]
"Someone called my inspiration phone line and left this message: 'STOP WORKING ON YOURSELF,' and simply luxuriate in where you are right now, just as you are.'" Fixing Ourselves I think we can all get caught up with fixing ourselves. We try to figure out [...]
Coping with divorce is more than surviving. It’s creating the life you want now! Okay, your divorce is final, or soon to be. Your ex is starting his “new and happier than I’ve ever been” life with his new “I’ve never loved anyone like [...]
"Optimism leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence." ~ Helen Keller Insecurities After Divorce Hope and confidence are usually in short supply immediately after tragedy of any kind. Tragedies make us feel unsteady and unsure of the most basic securities. No matter what [...]
“Clarity inspires trust. Clarity inspires faith.” You, Inc. – by Harry Beckwith and Christine Clifford Speaking With Clarity I’ve been reading lately about public speaking. It is emphasized repeatedly how important it is to be very clear, whether you are writing or speaking, so that you cannot be misunderstood. [...]
One of the biggest issues I keep hearing parents talk about during divorce is that their children won't express their feelings or open up. When I began thinking back on my time during high school, sort of the high-time of the divorce "fireworks," I was [...]
"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 [...]
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