Maybe don’t say this to divorced people..

Maybe don’t say this to divorced people..

We had some friends over for supper the other night. We are in the beginning stages of getting to know one another. They are members of the local church, and all around good people. We were sharing about our past history. Awkward questions ensued. "So why doesn't G's family want anything to do with you [...]

The God Card

The God Card

For any of my new readers who need to read this today. I am reposting an old article I wrote a year or so ago because I feel like it's important and needs to be said again. And again. And again. I feel you. I love you. You can do this. “God hates divorce.” “You [...]

Family Camp

Family Camp

Well people, it was an adventure. The kids loved it. The adults survived it. Here are a few pictures of my kiddos enjoying their week. And this one here is me with my bestie. Without her and G, it would have been a wee bit too much. She looks amazing as usual. I look like [...]

The unforgivable sin

The unforgivable sin

The unforgivable sin......wait, what did we do exactly? So yesterday afternoon, I'm sitting there having coffee with my best friend when I get a text message from G. The text message contained a screen shot from his sister-in-law. The screen shot said this: "we just found out that you're going to be attending family camp [...]

The Tunnel

The Tunnel

A vulnerable, scary post to write. There is a light at the end of every tunnel. Some tunnels just happen to be longer than others.Ada Adams This post is about that first hellish year. I had advice and gossip flung left, right, and everywhere. It was awful. I wanted to stay in my house and [...]

Gentle Spirit

Gentle Spirit

The “Gentle Spirit” and Other Atrocities  She’s just too much to take! The school my children attend has an award ceremony at the end of the year. Awards are given out for scripture memory, honour roll, athletic achievement and so on. It’s one of those things you attend because you love your children, and you [...]

The God Card

The God Card

“God hates divorce.” “You are teaching your children that it’s ok to break a covenant made before God.” “You asking your husband to leave is a work of the devil!” “ We will pray that God will soften your heart.” “ Divorce is not an option for a Christian.”  “ Have you really searched the [...]

Church Food

Church Food

Casseroles and Religious Oppression You know when you’re sitting in church and the pastor or some other important person announces an upcoming church potluck, and you think “crap, am I on main course or dessert this time? I hate cooking!”   I’ve never done well with church potlucks. They are the epitome of a welcoming [...]

Triangle

Triangle

The Triangle of Unfortunate Selections Someone said to me " I don't know how you do it. I replied "I wasn't given a choice."lessonslearnedinlife.com It’s been just over two years since I did the unthinkable. I told my shocked then husband that he needed to leave. On our wedding anniversary no less. What a way [...]