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  • Day 61...

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    Hello. I tried to write something back on day 47 but took it down. As I read the entries, my heart just breaks to realize what a terrible state marriages are in these days. Mine included. My husband of nearly 14 years told me October 3 of this year that...
  • Sadness...

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    I haven't posted or commented in awhile. I went to a very dark place the weekend I was shut in with bronchitis. Got the text from my ex telling me I need professional help and assuring me he will soon be looking for wife #3, so he can have 'someone...
  • Pride and anger

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    I blew it yesterday. Afterward, I realized there is still so much anger and pride in my heart. I am struggling with discouragement and this terrible sense of failure. Truth is I want all this junk out of my heart even more than I want my husband to love...
  • Day 98...(third round of Love Dare)

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    Hi All! It has been a tough day...I had a dental appointment to get 3 crowns. They prepped for crowns at 8:30 this morning and at 3:00 I went to get them on, only to have the dentist say he didn't like how 2 of them looked, so temporary ones and back...
  • Just thinking

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    Was sitting here thinking about Formyfamily as she hasn't posted since February 22 after asking prayer for her sister. Has anyone heard anything? If you log in Formy, just want you to know I'm thinking about you and praying! :)
  • Still believing...

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    I haven't been posting as there hasn't been anything to say. I stopped doing the Love Dare book. I've been through it 4 times and quite frankly, I've found other books to read. I can't do the dares anyway, as my husband has made it...
  • Not about my marriage...

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    Ok, I know this blog is about journaling concerning the Love Dare and our marriages, but I want to just share how my evening went yesterday. I had tickets for the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Show with the concert being Alicia Keys. A friend was going...
  • Just wondering...

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    I was sitting here wondering if there has been any success stories on this blog since any of you have been coming here? I was praying about a week ago for everyone here and asked God to give us one success story. Of course, by success I mean a marriage...
  • One day at a time.

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    As I was having my morning quiet time with God, one of the devotional scriptures was Jeremiah 17:7. I read on to 8 and thought, "This is what I've been praying!" I've been asking God to make me like a tree planted by water...cause my...
  • Focus, Linda, focus!

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    I knew that sooner or later I would hear or see something that would test my faith and today it happened. Went to lunch with neighbor who lives next door to my husband. She had told me before that a strange car had been parked in the garage while husband...
  • Peace

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    I have been away for awhile...moved into my apartment and getting settled in. I am doing well. I have joined a Bible study on the book, "The Broken Way" by Ann Voskamp and will begin a divorce care group tomorrow evening at my church. I am preparing...
  • Telling the kids...

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    I have been out of town since before Christmas. Merry Christmas to all, by the way. Well, we tell our grown children tomorrow that we are divorcing. I sincerely apologized to my husband for the blow up from my last journal entry. I asked his forgiveness...
  • Prophetic words unaware...

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    " LindaGDP Fri, Feb 17 2017 1:10 PM I am glad your surgery went well and you are recovering. I am sorry you got served and are heartbroken. The only advice I can offer is you have to decide what you want, Justin, then tell God and let Him fight for...
  • God answers prayer.

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    Went to dinner with daughter, son-in-law, a friend of theirs and step daughter-in-law. My step daughter in law told me when my husband went to New York, shortly after we were divorced, he shared with his son how he had met a lady at the airport while...
  • Staying the course...

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    Several times since I've moved out I've had thoughts like: "How can he see my love if I never see him? How will he see change in me if we aren't together? How will he see how I've started to take care of my appearance and health if...
  • Today.

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    I've been battling thoughts all night and most of today. I was in Hobby Lobby and at some point just said, "God, when will I stop obsessing over my husband? Why can't I just obsess over You like that? What part of the thoughts bombarding...
  • Pray without ceasing...

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    Reading PrincessLouee's entry made me think of recent information that came to me through my step daughter-in-law. She and my stepson went to my husband's house a week or so ago and he had been watching a church program on tv. The sermon was something...
  • Day 121...fourth go round..

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    Good Morning! I have been busy, but do take moments to catch up even though I may not post. Going to just touch on a few areas of growth for me. The first love dare is patience. You would think since I'm in the fourth go round of the book that patience...
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