So today would have been my 5 year wedding anniversary. It would have been, if I hadn’t decided that divorce was my best option.  If my life hadn’t been turned upside down.  If everything was going according to plan.  Divorce was never in my plan. So weird. And so sad. I was sitting at lunch and over the speakers a song started playing. It happened to be the song Ex and I danced our first dance to at our wedding. The Universe has exquisite timing. I sat and listened to the song, and pondered the irony of hearing it on
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Self esteem is something that ebbs and flows for me.  Some days it’s overflowing, others my self esteem bucket is empty.  Years ago on my way to work, a total stranger taught me a lesson I will never forget. I was sitting at a red light, when a movement on the sidewalk a short way ahead of me caught my attention. My eyes landed on a woman, probably in her early sixties. She was a little soft and saggy, she was jiggling in places most of us women don’t want to jiggle and she was wearing only a sports bra,
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I believe in prayer.  I believe in a God who answers prayer.  I believe in a God who wants His children to be happy, to live in peace both in the world at large and within the walls of their own homes.  I believe in a God who does not like to see His children suffer. And yet there is suffering at every turn. I grew up in an active religious family.  We went to our LDS church every Sunday.  We prayed and read scriptures at home during the week.  Scriptures that were full of stories of faith, and miracles,
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