Tag Archives: divorce

Change Does Happen


Have you ever heard the saying, “This too shall pass”? The words help to give perspective and may help, also, when you find yourself in a time period that you feel will never, never end. If that time is bad, then it really helps to know that it will not […]

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Alone


How have you made the adjustment to a major life change? It took me many months, and perhaps even more than a couple of years before I could say the words, “Yes, I am a single mom. I am parenting alone.” At church, I stayed in the small group for […]

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Peace from the Lord


Did you know that those who do not know the Lord cannot actually experience peace? True peace can only come from, “The Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6). Recently, I had tea with a woman who was in the midst of being wronged by her husband. It looked as though everything […]

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“That’s Impossible!”


Have you ever lost something that you’d been working on for hours and hours and hours? I have. That’s what happened to me after a couple of years of editing my book. I’d been writing the book, When God Is Faithful, And Your Husband Isn’t, since 1999. Finally in 2008, […]

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Just Do The Next Thing


A little while after the initial crisis hits, the question arises: what now? By this time everyone knows about what happened and temporary help is in place, but you are now alone with your thoughts and, at least for a short time, deciding what to do next. What will you […]

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When Your Strength Fails


“Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God’s.” 2 Chronicles 20:15   Have you ever felt that you have come to the end of your strength and you can’t go any further because you have Absolutely. No. Energy. Left? […]

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3 Ways to Avoid the Burst


What do you do when it hurts too much? What do you do when the pain is more than you can bear? The other day, my son borrowed my favorite hot water bottle from my childhood – the kind you use when you have a tummy ache, or to stay […]

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Part 7 – Legal Tips: The God Factor


I knew little to nothing about the court system before my husband left. However, as you might relate, I got a quick education. Current law and the state in which you live have a huge say in each person’s experience when a husband leaves. Although, different factors may be at […]

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Part 5 – Legal Tips: More Points


I knew little to nothing about the court system before my husband left. However, as you might relate, I got a quick education. Current law and the state in which you live have a huge say in each person’s experience when a husband leaves. Although, different factors may be at […]

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Part 4 – Legal Tips: Child Support


I knew little to nothing about the court system before my husband left. However, as you might relate, I got a quick education. Current law and the state in which you live have a huge say in each person’s experience when a husband leaves. Although, different factors may be at […]

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