Incandescence in the Darkness


When people come to speak to me, whatever they say, I am struck by a kind of incandescence in them ..."  Incandescence Whatever you think about God and the spiritual part of life, I think you will agree that there are people who brighten a room when they come in, and people

Incandescence in the Darkness2018-01-10T18:10:50+00:00

An amazing transaction – try it


“Thankfulness takes the sting out of adversity.”  Sarah Young. Please don’t stop reading this because you think no amount of pretending or mind games or positive thinking can take the sting out of your divorce.  Keep reading and then try the exchange that is suggested. Keep practicing it through this whole “Thanksgiving” weekend. This is

An amazing transaction – try it2018-01-10T18:10:51+00:00

The Real World


“Hi Ladies,  I feel like I am constantly coming to you all with prayer requests, but I guess that is what friends are for :)”  RADiCAL Woman to her support group members The blog below is a response to the RADiCAL woman above who described a scary, stressful situation and who asked for prayers from

The Real World2018-01-10T18:10:52+00:00

Shine On Especially Now


My mom and dad both were known for shining their lights in so many ways. Others are shining theirs after horrifying experiences. Surely I can shine mine after my divorce. How could I not? "We have spent enough time in the heart of darkness, now we are headed for the heart of light."

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A full bag


Nothing happens unless we do something. Just thinking and wishing and planning and hoping doesn’t make things change. Doing something does. What positive thing are you doing today? “Wishes never filled the bag.” Greek Proverb If you are going through a divorce, you have probably been doing your share of

A full bag2018-01-10T18:10:54+00:00

What do you want?


Getting into this present moment is a gift that you can give yourself right now. You can always choose to think of something beautiful and good and lovely. The key to the good life is getting into the moment and making it wonderful. “We’re all walking around hungry

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Your Billboard is Up


During our divorce, our lives become billboards of who we really are. Scary, huh? But what an opportunity to send a powerful, beautiful Spirit-filled message! “Anyone can cope with prosperity.  Handling adversity with grace, on the other hand, impresses people — for life.”  Anonymous People are watching you. 

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Bad divorce decisions


"Perfection is not for human beings." ~ from How to Be Your Own Best Friend by Newman & Berkowitz A few days ago, I had dinner with a R.A.D.I.C.A.L. sister to celebrate our birthday. At the end of the wonderful meal, we stood in the parking lot and began laughing at some of the ridiculous

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Standing Up for What’s Right


This was a picture from my Dad's funeral in January. A group of soldiers stood in the freezing cold during the entire grave-side service. When they folded the flag that draped my Dad's casket and handed it to me was one of those moments that will stay in my heart forever. Thanks Mom and

Standing Up for What’s Right2018-01-10T18:11:02+00:00