Featuring Women’s Shelters in Indiana

 The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. ~ William Makepeace Thackeray There is nothing like going through a horrific experience to realize where I have gotten off course, and to realize with staggering awakening that I have been lying to the person staring back at […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Illinois

 They are able who think they are able.  ~ Virgil, Roman poet Going through an incredibly tough experience builds character.  I wouldn’t wish it on anyone, but I am extremely grateful for the lessons I learned after my husband of three months decided he was in love with someone else.  Of course, I did not […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Featuring Women’s Shelters in District of Columbia

 I wonder why it is a dog doesn’t get to live that long, but he still has to die old. ~Anonymous When I hear that old adage about not being able to teach an old dog new tricks, I think about my life and a new trick that I learned in my late 50’s – how […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Conneticut

People are like stained glass windows: they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within. ~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, M.D. When my husband of three months decided he was in love with someone else, I did not feel any […]

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Featuring Women’s Shelters in Colorado

I don’t think of all the misery but of the beauty that still remains. ~Anne Frank from The Diary of a Young Girl This quote by Anne Frank reminds me of the true gift that is available no matter what is going on in our lives.   The real trick is to get to a place […]

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