Featuring Women’s Shelters in California

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ~e.e. cummings The most difficult experiences in life offers us the greatest lessons.  That was my experience when my husband of three months decided he was in love with someone else.  Of course, I was initially irate.  I wanted to tar and feather […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Arizona

My barn having burned to the ground, I can now see the moon. ~ Chinese Proverb When life throws you an unexpected curve ball, something you did not plan for nor did you want – it is hard to find the joy in it.  I suspect that no one who ends up in a women’s shelter […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Arkansas

The man who opts for revenge should dig two graves. ~ Chinese proverb Truer words were never spoken.  Too often when we have endured a really bad situation, we get caught up in assigning blaming and focusing on how whoever is at fault should pay restitution.  Women who end up in shelters usually have plenty […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Alabama

Self-esteem is the capacity to experience maximal self-love and joy whether or not you are successful at any point in your life. ~Dr. David Burns It’s a safe bet that women who end up in shelters do not have high self-esteem.  If they did they would not be married to or living with men who abuse […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Alaska

Men should be like Kleenex – soft, strong, and disposable. ~ Cher What wisdom!  If only I had taken that attitude before I became entangled in a relationship that I should have known was going no where fast.  Instead I married him.  And three months after we exchanged vows, he decided he was in love with someone else. […]

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Featuring Texas Women’s Shelters in the Ft. Worth Area

Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest to us.  ~ Johannes Eckart For anyone who had been through a crisis situation, you may identify with this concept of the darkness before the dawn.  Regretfully, it is part of human nature […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in and Around Dallas

You can always go back in the fray if you’ve had a little time with your friends. ~Lalor Cadley Friends are our lifeline when the rest of our world is falling apart.  Friends are the stability that we cling to when we have nothing else to sustain us.  Friends give us the courage to go […]

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Featuring Texas Women’s Shelters in Alpine, Athens, Atlanta, and El Paso

“I’m so miserable without you, it’s almost like you’re here.” Song by Billy Ray Cyrus I’ve heard it said many times that really good women are drawn to really bad men.  Or maybe we are up for the big lessons in life.  Well I got mine when I married and three months later he decided […]

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Featuring Texas Women’s Shelters in Austin, San Antonio, and San Marcus

We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be. ~ C. S. Lewis I’ll never forget talking to a friend of mine in a hospital room.  I was the one lying on the bed, and she was true to […]

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Featuring Texas Women’s Shelters in Laredo, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Brownsville

Personal responsibility is the brick and mortar of power. ~Shelby Steele Many women arrive at women’s shelters abused in ways beyond my ability to comprehend.  How can anyone treat another human being like that?  They are unquestionably victims – of the relationship they thought would bring them happiness, of old childhood beliefs about what they […]

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