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No Apology Necessary

“Positive thinking seems to be mandatory in the breast cancer world, to the point that unhappiness requires a kind of apology.”  ~ Barbara Ehrenreich, Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America The Sadness As a Christian woman, do you ever feel the need to apologize for your midlife divorce sadness? When [...]

The Suffering Of Divorce

“… An individual needs suffering and misfortune: they compel the deepening of the inner life and generate a spiritual upsurge.”  ~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago Comfort The Gulag Archipelago is required reading in Russia. It is the account of one man’s victory over unbelievably horrible circumstances, and his journey to a spiritual freedom and power that is only [...]

Accept What Is And Give Thanks

“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 Thanksgiving.” He was specifically referencing food in this passage. Some [...]

Lonely For Myself After Divorce

“’I’m lonely for myself." ~ Erin (9th Grader) Who Am I? Erin speaks eloquently for many of us. "We’ve been so busy being the good wife… the good mother… the good daughter, the outstanding employee, the successful entrepreneur, and everyone else’s idea of what 'perfect' is supposed to be that we’ve lost touch with who [...]