Be Aware of Your Divorce Dragon


"It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him."  Bilbo Baggins in The Hobbit  I've told you before, I love the book by Tolkien, The Hobbit.  It is the perfect sory of good verses evil, of perseverance in the face of difficulty, of staying the course

Be Aware of Your Divorce Dragon2018-01-10T18:10:47+00:00

A Dirty Little Secret About Divorce and Hope


The miracles that happen in your life after divorce are sometimes slow in coming.  Some years, spring takes longer to show up.  Most of us are still digging around in the dirt of divorce, and finding anything good in the middle of that, seems unlikely.  But believe me, good things are coming. Here's what Margaret

A Dirty Little Secret About Divorce and Hope2018-01-10T18:10:49+00:00

Scary and Unpredictable


“‘Then the prophecies of the old songs have turned out to be true …!’ said Bilbo. ‘Of course,’ said Gandalf. ‘…You don’t really suppose, do you that all of your adventures and escapes were managed by pure luck, just for your sole benefit?'”    J.R.R. Tolkien in The Hobbit I know I’ve written about The

Scary and Unpredictable2018-01-10T18:10:52+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."

Shine On Especially Now2018-01-10T18:10:53+00:00

Cross the River


Getting to the good side of a difficult situation often takes bravery, hard work, discomfort and pain. Your other option is sitting on the bank crying and wishing you could enjoy the prize on the other side but not being willing to do what it takes to get there.

Cross the River2019-01-02T21:19:39+00:00