The Divorce Hole – The first step to getting out


“If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging.” From Normal is Just a Setting on the Dryer by Adair Lara Sometimes divorce is like one big giant hole and you are in the bottom digging away … and if you’re like me, probably sobbing harder and harder the

The Divorce Hole – The first step to getting out2018-01-10T18:10:43+00:00

Divorce despair safeguards


I don’t even know whether I should talk about this today.  I know most of the women on this site have a plate full of sadness, discouragement and devastation.  I don’t want to add to that, but I’m worried. Last week, a 60-something year old man killed himself in his home at the end of

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Why be unhappy? Seriously.


None of us have time to waste being unhappy. We have to grieve. That’s a given; but eventually, we can choose happiness again … and usually, the sooner the better. “I don’t think we have time to waste being unhappy.” Helen in Everyday Sacred by Sue Bender The Helen quoted

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Your Divorce Dragon


This picture of Smaug from The Hobbit is appropriate for a couple of reasons. One the dragon looks benign. He’s not! And he’s protecting his pile of money. Hmmmmm. “It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.” Bilbo Baggins in

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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,

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Christmas Day


Tidings of Great Joy Merry Christmas!  Wishing that you ... yes, you ...  feel and experience deep inside all the beauty and promise of this day. And that the same glory that was "'round about the shepherds," will be shimmering around you today, and that you will hear the same voice of

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