Most of my life I have been on a quest to answer a question, AM I BEAUTIFUL? As a little girl, in about 5th grade I started to see other girls for the first time as my competition. I quickly started to see the world in a different light. Instead of being the...
I was excited for last week. I have been really struggling with HOPE, and when I started…I kept thinking. I’ve got this. I’m going to spend all week researching conference articles, TED Talks, and uplifting stories, and I will find Hope. Then I...
In step one I recognized that my trauma makes life unmanageable. My thoughts and my behavior negatively impact my spiritual, physical, and emotional health. In step 2 we come to believe that God has the power to heal and restore us. There is only one problem, I...
I am a broken child of God. A child who found herself, reduced to nothing but soul, after 19 years marriage. I survived the betrayal of infidelity. I survived divorce! I survived losing a man that I dearly loved! I have faced my worst fears and through the deep roots that God gave me I survived. This is my story, my journey to find my own healing and peace.
I am excited because I get to write the ending of my story and I'm determined that It will be beautiful!
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In April 2013 my husband of 18 years walked out the door. In June I took my boys to Disney Land. I was struggling and feeling despair. I decided that when life was failing me, why not go to the happiest place on earth and try to make something beautiful. It was a defining moment that empowered me. If I could manage a 7 day trip to Disney Land by myself with an 8,6, and 2 year old, I could do anything.
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My name is Norma Zaugg, In 2013 I found myself in a counselors office lost and broken. I was a shell of a person, my identity nearly gone. The months that followed would be the hardest of my life. As I came out of the shadows I discovered that my husband of 19 years was a sex addict. This is the story of my fight through betrayal, codependancy, divorce and my ongoing trauma. I will survive....I get to write the ending of my story and I am determined that it will be beautiful.