A single mom choosing a path after divorce

When Seeking Perfection, Change in Marriage, Divorce, & Single Parenting

8 years ago my husband suddenly abandoned me when I was pregnant with our fifth little boy. Now, after surviving divorce and annulment he filed, I am heading in a new direction, seeking perfection in a different way and coaching women and speaking out about Marriage, family, and true Love.

Praying Single Mom

Prayers of a Catholic Single Mom

In a scene from the movie The War Room Miss Clara (Karen Abercrombie) asks Elizabeth (Priscilla Shirer) to describe her faith. Elizabeth says she’s like “most people” with faith that is neither red hot nor ice cold, but  lukewarm. At this point, Miss Clara hands Elizabeth a cup of lukewarm coffee which Elizabeth almost spits out. The point is well made. It also hits home. Had …

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house burning down

What if the House Burns Down? – Worries of a Single Mom of 5 Boys

What if the house burns down? How would I get my boys out in time? How would I save us all? I’d been hoping my school would want me full time, but despite the kind and patient explanation I was given, there was no way around it. My job was on the line. With NY’s taxes, economically devastating policies, and high …

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Jesus Raises Lazarus from the Dead

So Perturbed & Deeply Troubled, Jesus Lets Death Happen…

So. One little word, SO much meaning. So. “So what?” shows total indifference and may make you want to shake your preteen. “So who cares?” shows disguised heartbreak and may make you want to hug your wounded child. “So big deal!” shows arrogant defiance and may make you want to throw in the parenting towel altogether. Sometimes though, so simply …

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grocery store

They Say the Best Place to Pick Up a Man is at the Grocery Store, so That’s What I Did

Dating experts say women should pick up men in the grocery store, or maybe I’m just old-fashioned and that idea’s old school. I guess online dating, speed dating, and such may be more the way to to go nowadays, but for me? I like the old ways. That’s not surprising to anyone who knows me. Friends and family probably …

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