Tag: divorce

My Scary Places

I’m reading a book called “The Places That Scare You.”   A friend gave it to me, knowing I was going through some changes in my life. In it, Pema Chondron teaches:  We can let the circumstances of our lives harden us and make us increasingly resentful and afraid, or we can let them soften us and make us

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It’s Time To Take Care of You

This post is for you.  Yes, you.  I know you.  While you’re reading this, you have at least three other things going on in your head.  If you’re lucky, you may be drinking a cup of coffee.  You may have a child on your hip, or you may be at work, sneaking in a little

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This is What the Truth Looks Like: I Can’t Do This Alone

  I’m going through an emotionally difficult time in my life (I’ll tell you more about that later). What I will tell you now is that I’m coming to the realization that I can’t do it alone.  Believe me, I want to.  I want to be able to stand on my own and dodge every

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That Time My “Judge Less” Mantra Was Put to the Test

I’m getting a divorce.   After many years of being in an abusive relationship, I made the decision to leave.  Don’t be sorry; I’m fine.  I’ve come to terms with the emotional aspect long ago.  At this point, I’m just going through the steps to make it final in the eyes of the law.  One

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