Category Archives: Marriage

Timing, Tiptoeing, Terror…Updated from Long Ago–More Relevant Than Ever

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43-18-19 he past six months have provided me with ample time for reflection on […]

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Timing, Tiptoeing, Terror…

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. … Continue reading

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The Dress…

It occurred to me this morning that it really makes no sense that the dress that you wear on the most important day of your life is a dress that you wear only once. It’s worn, cleaned and preserved perhaps … Continue reading

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Time Eases Pain…or My Cup Runneth Over…

n the midst of my sorrow and complete broken heart for my broken marriage, something profound happened, my sister contracted a disease so rare that most people give a blank stare when I say it. I was so worried about … Continue reading

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Dear Sleestack…or Why You Should Mind Your Manners on the Internet

STOP!  WAIT!  Before you read THIS post–click HERE to read and comment on My Favorite Things Give-Away.  PS Because I am so sweet-if you comment on the current post, you get your name in the drawing as well.   ear … Continue reading

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Divorce is Scary

There.  I said it.  Are we all happy now?  Divorce.  Divorce. Divorce.   Everyone in my inner circle knows how much I hate that word.  It’s harsh, ugly and the antithesis of everything that I’ve tried to achieve in my … Continue reading

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“How Are You”

I find myself being asked that often lately, and for good reason.  It’s a hard question to answer on so many levels.  Everyone knows that I was always the confident one, the secure one and let’s face it-the prideful one. … Continue reading

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Childhood Should Be Magical

As starry-eyed and optimistic as this sounds–I believe this with all my heart. It’s the reason that I want to be home when my children walk home from school. It’s the reason that my children at 9, 7, and 4 … Continue reading

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What Southern Belles REALLY Do at Bridal Showers

Women are a mysterious race.  We have our own way of communicating, dressing, and dealing with stress.  But if women are mysterious in and of themselves–there is a particular group of women that are downright confounding–Southern Women.  We are in … Continue reading

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Did Elin get Too Much, Enough, or Not Enough? And Why We Should Care..or Should We?

The reactions to the Elin Nordegren-Tiger Woods divorce settlement aren’t unexpected. It is in an incredible amount of money and the circumstances surrounding it are fraught with humiliation, scandal, and heartbreak. When speaking of the settlement, people reside in two … Continue reading

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