Latest Posts

  • Sin Is a Jack Pine

    Jack Pine. Pine cone. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Years ago, I fell in love–my first love as a Christian, so I let down every self-preserving defense I had put in place against heartache. I had prayed. Fleeces had been place. God gave me two thumbs up. This love was a go. Unfortunately, six weeks after our …[ read more ]

  • Divorce: Dealing with Visitation

    School will be out shortly for Christmas break, and that means your ex gets custody. It certainly doesn’t seem fair. You fight over homework, correct behavior, eating green beans, and he (she) gets to be Santa Claus. Yes, he’s the father, and we are grateful he loves his children. Still the loss of time with …[ read more ]

  • SANTA’S RELUCTANT HELPER by Linda Rondeau

    Wiping the sleep from my eyes, I saw her squatting and looking eye to eye at the packaged item standing under the Christmas tree. It was four in the morning, and I had no idea how long she had been there.             I was grateful for the toys and clothes Mother had bought for my children. She had set …[ read more ]

  • The Beauty of Single Parenting: By Angela Ruth Strong

    My guest today is Angela Ruth Strong. She studied journalism at the Univeristy of Oregon. Strong released her debut romance novel the year after her divorce, which was difficult to say the least. She is in the middle of her Fun4Hire series for ages 8-12, a series that deals with divorce in Book 2–THE SNOWBALL FIGHT PROFESSIONAL. You can find …[ read more ]

  • Divorce: How to Recover (or Not)

    For me, being in a bad marriage is like being shipwrecked. I floated on the ocean, thirsty beyond endurance, but all that surrounded me was salt water. So when the marriage ended, I had the chance to drink my fill. I met a man. He was sweet, handsome and fun to be with. We dated, …[ read more ]