The Power of One


"Our ultimate freedom is the right and power to decide how anybody or anything outside ourselves will affect us." ~ Steven Covey I'm sort of a political junkie. I love the democratic process. I was one of those who had tears in my eyes watching people who risked their lives to vote in Iraq. Even though

The Power of One2016-07-09T13:26:01+00:00

Define Yourself After Divorce


Your divorce is absolutely one of the most challenging transitions you will ever make.  But, stop and think about it a minute:  life at it's best is a constant adjustment.  All transitions are challenging. They require a redefinition of who we are. First we leave home as a college student or we move into our

Define Yourself After Divorce2018-01-10T18:10:44+00:00

New Life after divorce? Yeah, right. Yeah, right!


In the not-too-distant past, during my midlife divorce nightmare, I felt like nothing was as "as it should be."  At times I felt as if my life was the complete opposite of what it should be.  My husband loved another woman and told her he had never loved anyone like he loved her.  At least that's

New Life after divorce? Yeah, right. Yeah, right!2014-06-30T13:53:50+00:00

Divorce: A Graduation – A New Beginning


There are all kinds of new beginnings in life.  Some we dread.  Some we look forward to with excitement and perhaps a little nervous anticipation.  My midlife divorce was a new beginning of the first type:  Dread.  Sinking, heart-thumping dread.   I felt like it was a new beginning on the level of starting a new

Divorce: A Graduation – A New Beginning2014-05-19T14:49:17+00:00

Disaster Relief After Divorce: An Action Plan


"During these difficult transition times, you have to begin again to define clearly who you really are."  Sheldon Kopp in Blues Ain't Nothing But a Good Soul Feeling Bad - Daily Steps to Spiritual Growth Life transitions are challenging.  They require a redefinition of who we are.  We become a mother and that means redefining

Disaster Relief After Divorce: An Action Plan2018-01-10T18:10:49+00:00

Doing or Being?


  Don’t just do things without figuring out if they are getting you where you want to be or not.  If they are, go for it.   “Do more today, and see what your limits really are. Stetch your vision of what you can do — play with the outcome.”

Doing or Being?2018-01-10T18:10:54+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

Divorce despair safeguards2018-01-10T18:10:54+00:00

Get on the train


Get on the train. Moping on the platform doesn’t help … go ahead, grab the adventure. Your destination can be beyond your wildest dreams! “There is no better time for your beginning. If not now, then when? We are each caretakers of our new beginnings.”    SARK Sometimes new

Get on the train2019-01-02T21:21:10+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
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