It was a year ago that I sat down at my laptop, having never blogged before, and began my first post, “When The Mountain Doesn’t Move.” I was in a dark and desperate place and was searching for something to channel all of the thoughts that were whirling around inside my head. I was trying … Continue reading My Blog Is A Year Old!
This week, I would like to share with you a song that I think has the power to really fire you up and empower you. It’s an oldie but has become a real favourite of mine lately. It’s ‘Dreams’ by Van Halen and it’s quite the 80’s rock classic. The powerful song lyrics could easily be … Continue reading Inspiration Station: Song Of The Week
This is about you now. A single statement that I found so hard to hear at the beginning of this nightmare. It was a sentence that I seemed to read on so many blogs, support forums and advice columns. It was something that I heard from so many loved ones and friends. I heard these … Continue reading Reality Check: This Is About You Now
We have all heard of the old saying, ignorance is bliss. Sometimes reality can be so painful to face, that we can prefer to block it out. I was guilty of doing this, until one day, I realised I couldn't any longer. In my marriage there had been no mention of any discontent, there had … Continue reading Reality Check: Confronting The Reality
My heart aches reading the letters and cards that my husband sent to me throughout our marriage. Valentines cards, birthday cards, anniversary cards, all confessing the feelings he had for me. But, I have come to find that I feel a very different kind of pain, one far deeper, when I read the cards and … Continue reading Valley Walking: Missing The Way We Loved Them
I wonder if you are as excited as I am about the new "Frozen 2" trailer that's been released. As I watched the trailer for the long anticipated sequel, I was struck by the powerful imagery within it. In the trailer we are plunged into a dramatic scene where Elsa (our leading lady) is boldly … Continue reading Valley Walking: Overcoming The Waves
A few months ago, I experienced, for the first time, my first birthday without my husband. It was very strange. If I’m being totally honest, it broke my heart, not waking up to his smile, not getting his card or being wished happy birthday by him. It felt totally alien. My family did all they could … Continue reading Strange New World: Their Birthday