Tag Archives: Hope

Testimony/Surviving Down Days

There were days during our separation where I was so down it was hard to function. One thing I found helpful on those days was to speak aloud the Lord’s Prayer and the 23rd Psalm. Usually, a little while later … Continue reading

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A Recipe for Changing Our Men?!

I thought this was excellent advice on how to pray to change your man and I don’t see any reason it can’t be reversed to pray for your wife. A Recipe for Changing Our Men?! During our separation I learned … Continue reading

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Daily Encouragement During Separation or Divorce

I found getting these daily emails from Divorce Care and Rejoice Ministries were very helpful and encouraging during our separation. It was amazing how many times they hit the nail on the head on something I needed to hear that … Continue reading

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Overcoming the “She’s Done” Crowd

One of my struggles during our separation were the well meaning people around me who were trying to convince me that “Sharon’s done” or “It’s over” and encouraging me in subtle ways to quietly accept that, give her a dissolution, … Continue reading

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Are You Encountering Rapids?

The hubby and I went to breakfast this morning after church. We went to Clifton Mill and were able to watch the water wheel for the mill running and gushing water and the Little Miami River rushing by. Rushing being … Continue reading

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What if trials of this life . . .

The hubby and I were “doing” church at home this morning and listened to the song Blessings by Laura Story. It’s a huge reminder that it’s important while going through trials to have God’s perspective that they are His mercies … Continue reading

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He makes all things new . . .

Then He who sat on the throne said, “Behold, I make all things new.”And He said to me, “Write, for these words are true and faithful.” ~ Revelation 21:1-5 I read this Scripture many times throughout my husband’s and my … Continue reading

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Surviving “Down” Days

Sometimes during our separation I was just so down in the dumps that it seemed like nothing or no one could encourage me. It was sometimes like that day or night. I learned to put on my headphones and just … Continue reading

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Never Give Up

I am aware of marriages that have recovered from affairs, alcohol, addiction, abuse, and just general unhappiness. We have our own testimony of a marriage restored after 16 months of separation. The key to these recovered marriages is that at … Continue reading

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Hope

I’ve talked to several people this past week who are having a hard time having hope for their marriages. I just read this devotional today from Streams in the Desert by L.B. Cowman and think that it might offer some … Continue reading

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