Affirming A New Vision – Week 28

Relationships: Step Six I am my vision, how I see myself and others. There are two kinds of suffering. There is the suffering you run away from, which follows you everywhere. And there is the suffering you face directly, and so become free.~Ajahn Chah As I recovered from the shock of being ousted from my […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Idaho

Seeing myself as a victim keeps me in prison. Seeing myself as a creator gives me total control of my life. ~Pat Grissom  When my husband of three months announced he was in love with someone else, I felt like a victim, which I was.  I had no idea our short marriage would end so […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 27

Relationships: Step Five I am the creator of my life. I mold and make my world. You should be smart enough to find people who are smarter than you and keep them close. (I found this distressingly easy.)  ~Michael J. Fox When I started college, I decided to reinvent myself before the concept had been […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Iowa

 I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back.  ~ Zsa Zsa Gabor   No one gets married thinking they will three months later start considering their options around divorce.  That was not my mindset when I married, but three months later when my husband decided he was in love with someone else […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 26

Relationships: Step Four I am one with all souls, earthly and eternal. When people don’t want the best for you, they ARE NOT the best for you.  ~Gayle King I love Gayle King’s quote (above.)  Growing up wanting desperately for my father, a convicted sex offender to love me, it took me some time to […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Georgia

They say you learn the most from your most difficult experience. What a stupid system.  ~Anonymous   Why is it that the most valuable lessons in life seem to come with a huge price tag – not necessarily monetarily, but emotionally?  Not only that, but they are also the hardest lessons we encounter.  I got my cosmic […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 25

Relationships:Step Three I am precious, unique and authentic. Always be willing to disappoint another to be true to yourself; that is a true leader and architect for change. ~Jess Weiner When I think of how I once thought of relationships, the quote by Woody Allen comes to mind, “I would never want to belong to […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Florida

 The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers.  ~ M. Scott Peck […]

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Affirming A New Vision – Week 24

Relationships: Step 2 I am the flow of change, and I am grateful for the gifts that shifting brings. You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships every day.  You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.  ~ Barbara De Angelis Relationships are dangerous waters for me.  In intimate relationships, I […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Delaware

In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love. ~ Marc Chagall Coming back to the truth of this quote is extremely difficult when you are in the throws of having your life turned upside down.  When […]

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