Overcoming The Grief Of Divorce

"The basic difference between an ordinary (wo)man and a warrior is that a warrior takes everything as a challenge, while an ordinary (wo)man takes everything either as a blessing or a curse." ~ Carlos Castaneda, Anthropologist Growing While Grieving My mom wrote me a letter once that said, "things we call hardships or trials (or curses) [...]

Breathe First

“Breathe before you speak.” ~ Richard Carlson, Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff Reactive Response During the divorce process we are usually so distraught, that when we try to converse with our ex-spouse or soon-to-be ex-spouse, our conversations are either strained and cold, or raging with fury. Every time my wasband would say something that upset me, I [...]

Faith, Joy & Determination After Divorce

"Pain is weakness leaving the body." 
~ Anonymous If pain really is weakness leaving the body, then I guess that makes us bionic women! Amidst The Suffering When we are in the middle of pain, it is hard to see anything good about it. If you are training for an endurance race or working out, it is easy to understand suffering to [...]