Last night I got upset at John over something really stupid.  I really don’t know what set me off, but I was mad about him not helping me when I needed him to even though I hadn’t asked him for help and he’s not a mind reader (seriously, my life would be easier if he couldRead more

Trauma Bites

Hello friends.  So much has happened since I posted last.  John was rebaptized and life has been crazy ever since.  It’s been about 4 months since his baptism.  I had this false feeling that everything would be a-okay and we would move on and “live happily ever after”.  That has not been the case.  IfRead more

Blessings Come in Mysterious Ways

John was “let go” from his job two weeks ago.  It wasn’t a surprise, in fact, John had already started to look for employment elsewhere.  His boss was the type of boss that you only hear about.  He was demeaning, rude, hypocritical, I could go on and on, but I won’t.  This story isn’t aboutRead more

it will all be okay

I have been mad lately. M – A – D.  Mad. Mad that John can’t baptize Jill. Mad that he chose another path for so long. Mad that he has an addiction. Mad that my mother in law pressured me to know when the baptism date would be. Mad that I completely forgot to sendRead more

Thankful in My Circumstances

“Instead of being ‘thankful for things’, we focus on being ‘thankful in our circumstances’ whatever they may be.” – Deiter F. Uchtdorf It’s not always easy, some days are better than others, but I am trying to be thankful in my circumstances.  To see the tender mercies of the Lord as I go through this experienceRead more

. . . stay

If someone had told me a year ago that my husband was addicted to pornography and sex, I would have laughed in their face, and said, “Not my husband.  No way.  My husband is totally active, he’s served in several presidencies in the church and is currently the Elder’s Quorum President.  My husband and IRead more

I KNOW I can do this…With God’s Help

I have been very nervous to commit to this blog.  I started it months ago, posted a few times, and then wanted to scrap the whole thing – I did scrap the original posts.  I kept feeling nudged to get it going again, only this time, to pray for guidance on what it is IRead more