Why does it still hurt?

Why does it still hurt?

Yesterday I saw a picture on facebook of my ex-husband and his new wife.   They were smiling and looked really happy.  The post read something like this:  “Two years ago I met you and it was such a blessing.” The Ping of Pain I felt a ping in my heart and...

Three Missing Pieces

It is hard to explain how difficult life becomes when my three little boys are gone.  They are spending this week with their father and no matter how much I tell myself that it is only a week.  That they will be back soon. Nothing makes the emptiness that I feel when...

Letter of Anger

While in counseling I was invited to write 4 letters to my former husband: a letter of anger, sadness, appreciation, and acceptance. These letters are very raw, they are sad, and full of so much heartache and sorrow.  The first letter was my letter of anger, it is...

In My Quiet Heart

One of my favorite lines from the hymn “Lord I Would Follow Thee”, goes like this “In the quiet heart is hidden sorrows that the eye can’t see.” Every time I sing those lines I look around and wonder what sorrows people are facing.  I...