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"We should be more interested in being faithful than in being comfortable." ~ Randy Harris, speaker, writer, professor of theology, philosophy and religion In one of the great lectures I attended at a conference in California, the speaker, Randy Harris made the point that God-followers should [...]
Living In The Middle of Difficulty Have you ever heard of the saying: "waiting for life to be lovely before you start to live is like waiting for the river to run out before you cross"? I want life to be lovely all the time. I [...]
I'm a worrier. This morning as I had my coffee and read the Wall Street Journal, I literally held up a section of the paper and said aloud, "God, this world is so f*%#ed up!" I usually don't use that word, but It seemed to be [...]
"I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody." ~ Bill Cosby People Pleasers Women tend to be "people pleasers." We want everyone to like us. We constantly worry about what people think. At my very first Midlife [...]
"Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me learn from you, love you, bless you before you depart. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow." ~ Mary Jean Iron You might say there is [...]
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread ... places to pray in and play in where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul." ~ John Muir, 1901 My family goes to Wyoming every year to get reconnected and refreshed, and to [...]
Get Active! Without a doubt, one of the most transformative ways to get through your divorce and be a more effective parent is to become an active person. During my Mom's recovery period after the divorce, I could always tell the days when she missed a workout. [...]
Although divorce is a challenge for everyone involved, there are many ways you can make the transition easier for your children. In general, children are adaptable and will adjust to the new situation, but even the most resilient people can become overwhelmed when too much [...]
At its core, a loyalty conflict occurs when two parties expect a third party to side with them over the other because they either disagree or don't like each other. Vying for their child(ren)'s loyalty may be one of the most prevalent challenges for parents during a divorce. Considering [...]
Women on the Divorce Recovery Journey
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