Dealing with the Pile of Rubble After Midlife Divorce


A divorce, especially a divorce at midlife, is like a huge wrecking ball that comes out of nowhere and leaves you sitting in a pile of rubble that used to be your life.  It's a huge life-altering disaster.  At least that's how it feels.  And it is life-altering.  It does not have to be, however,

Dealing with the Pile of Rubble After Midlife Divorce2018-01-10T18:10:46+00:00

Crossing the River of Divorce


"Waiting for life to be lovely before you start to live is like waiting for the river to run out before you cross." I'm on vacation.  I'll be gone for two whole weeks.  That's the longest I've ever been gone at one stretch and I'll admit it's hard to let go.  Our family has spent

Crossing the River of Divorce2014-07-16T16:01:53+00:00

Shine On


     "It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness."      Chinese Proverb Well, the actual day of Christmas has come and gone.  Yesterday, Christians celebrated the Holy Light that came into the world (as we should do every day!).  But honestly in the beginning of my divorce trip, I know I cursed

Shine On2018-01-10T18:10:50+00:00

Warrior Women


“Either you let your life slip away by not doing the things you want to do, or you get up and do them.”   Carl Ally (Hard-hitting, high-flying advertising guru) In a Book about creativity called “A Kick in the Seat of the Pants,” author Roger von Oech talks about the Warrior in each of us.

Warrior Women2018-01-10T18:10:52+00:00

Laughter and tears


During divorce laughter is hard to find. One of the best things about being with another woman going through divorce is that she gets the tears, but you can almost always find something from the situation that cracks you both up! That’s good for everybody. “The first time her laughter

Laughter and tears2018-01-10T18:10:56+00:00

Friday before Valentine’s Day – Read this


Love really just means doing good things for yourself and for others as often as you can. God honors that and the love you give always, always returns in one way or another. That’s a promise. Take it to the bank. “Love is never lost. If not reciprocated,

Friday before Valentine’s Day – Read this2019-01-02T21:20:59+00:00