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Meanderings of a Catholic Devout

Posts Tagged ‘Divorce

How merciful God is when it comes to second chances.

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Two and a half years ago, I was blessed with a second chance. At the time I divorced, my faith sustained me, although I can’t say I didn’t have my doubts. I knew my vocation was for family life, but I was suddenly without a family. But six months or so after my divorce was finalized, I “met” a man who has changed my life. Read the rest of this entry »

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December 27, 2012 at 1:26 pm

Life is but a quick succession of busy. . . somethings.

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Happy Feast Day of St. Joseph—one of my favorite saints!  I know my updates have been slow on WordPress. School and work have been vigorously consuming my time this semester, but my heart is always pondering on what I should be noting in my meanderings. It’s a little upsetting for me, because it’s Lent, and writing my thoughts out during this rich time is sort of like the heart beating in my chest. I have to do it, but there are so many hours in a day.  I take comfort knowing that when my semester is done, there will be time to reflect. In the meantime, sorry this post isn’t more reflective than updating. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 19, 2012 at 11:16 am

You look so happy these days

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May 24, 2011 at 1:34 pm

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Feeling real

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This is the last weekend I’m spending alone in my current city. My ex-husband had asked me if we could meet one last time so that he might say goodbye to the dog.

I would elaborate more about the petty details, but I came away from the awkward meeting feeling both happy and sad. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 26, 2011 at 8:53 pm

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Lying on the pavement

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February 11, 2011 at 11:28 am

Down and out

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January 29, 2011 at 4:23 pm

Finishing the race

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December 28, 2010 at 1:08 pm

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