Getting rid of the annoyances of divorce (and life)


Divorce is one huge, full-blown-life-altering meltdown of everything we thought was solid ground. But divorce is something else:  it's an overwhelming mess of  thousands of frustrating petty annoyances. .... like when your ex is late on his support payment every month or when he keeps texting you about stupid stuff, or when he seems to somehow

Getting rid of the annoyances of divorce (and life)2018-01-10T18:10:48+00:00

Are you dooming yourself to sadness after divorce?


After a midlife divorce, it is easy to just sort of "check out" of life.  That's normal for a while.  You have to take the time you need to grieve and sometimes you need to hibernate a bit before you feel comfortable walking around on the planet again. But when you have spent the time necessary

Are you dooming yourself to sadness after divorce?2018-01-10T18:10:48+00:00

New Born Day – New Born Life


“Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and rings the whole day through, and you make of it a dance, a dirge, or a life march, as you will.”    Thomas Carlyle Fall is one of the great things about living where I live (in the MidWest –

New Born Day – New Born Life2018-01-10T18:10:52+00:00

Beam on after divorce


Stand straight and tall and proud and be exactly who you were created to be! Shine! “Your problem is how you are going to spend this one odd and precious life you have been issued. Whether you are going to live it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have

Beam on after divorce2018-01-10T18:10:53+00:00

Get Going


Take a few minutes to read Oh the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss. It’s a great motivator to just get going with your life. It’s yours. You can make it what you want. “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself

Get Going2018-01-10T18:10:54+00:00

LIfe Plans


We have to let ourselves be open to what comes next. Learning to be comfortable with NOT knowing all the details of what comes next takes practice and lots of faith! But it’s an incredible (Radical!) way to live! “Just because things don’t work out the way you planned them

LIfe Plans2018-01-10T18:10:55+00:00

Happy New Year – Really


What happens in 2013 is up to us! That’s reason to celebrate! Does the thought of a new year make you nervous or make you excited?  Early on in the divorce process the future made me anxious and worried and sad.  I thought I would never really find

Happy New Year – Really2019-01-02T21:17:23+00:00

New Year’s Eve? So what?


New Year’s Eve? So What? Here’s what: You’ve learned a lot. You can make next year an amazingly wonderful year…. and you can start planning it right now.  Your joy and fulfillment is up to you, you know.  Celebrate that! It’s just a few hours until a new

New Year’s Eve? So what?2019-01-02T21:22:33+00:00

Christmas Eve


The Bright and Morning Star “Twas the night before Christmas …” It’s Christmas Eve.  The Christmas story is about God coming to earth in human flesh … a baby who is himself part of the trinity God/Christ/Spirit.  That’s R.A.D.I.C.A.L. thinking.  That demands faith in things we cannot see

Christmas Eve2019-01-02T21:19:29+00:00

Life Lesson #31


“Just because something you want doesn’t appear in your life right away, doesn’t mean that it’s not on the delivery truck heading toward you … just a wee bit stuck in traffic … but soon to arrive yet.” ~ Karen Salmonsohn, Enough Damnit: A cynics guide to finally getting what you want out of life To

Life Lesson #312018-01-10T18:11:03+00:00
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