How Great Thou Part

  Follow me on Facebook @Colleen Orme National Columnist (Graphics Mine) Instagram @colleenorme Twitter @colleenorme E-mail: Colleen.Sheehy.Orme@gmail.com

As the saying goes…breaking up is hard to do. It’s difficult to describe the excruciating pain of separating one heart from another. But is it possible we can actually make it harder on ourselves? At the very least, it is possible we may extend the heartache longer than necessary. By limping along and rejecting rather…

Follow me on Instagram @colleenorme #WomanResurrected Facebook @Colleen Orme National Columnist (Photo Courtesy of Pexels) Twitter @colleenorme E-mail: Colleen.Sheehy.Orme@gmail.com

Most people do not believe their spouse is capable of hiding money. Yet, divorce makes it abundantly clear they are not only capable of it but of other unexpected behavior. It’s not possible to control another person’s actions but it is possible to control your own. The problem? When a marriage begins to deteriorate one…

I spent years being intrigued by women’s Second Acts or reinventions profiled in the media. These great stories of self-empowerment.  Women seizing the day and going after the life they’ve always wanted. While I haven’t lost my lust for them I believe labeling them Second Acts is a misnomer. It’s not a Second Act. It’s…

I know a woman who spent two years becoming an EMT in the Fire Department. I paraphrase our conversation, but essentially I told her I thought she was a bada** (you can fill in the blanks) for having the courage to go for it. I was impressed with her strength. Her response caught me off…

Feeling the need to quench your spiritual thirst? You may want to visit The Crowning Glory Tea Room in Fountain Hills, Arizona. A divine destination where chamomile meets Catholicism and sacred meets sweets. Before you nestle in for some scrumptious conversation choose which parlor suits you best. This faith-inspiring locale has dedicated each room to a…

Most do not choose to divorce. It is the unfortunate result of exhausting all options. Many make this decision not only for themselves but because they want to return their children to a safe and loving environment. Yet, whether a divorce is swift and seemingly painless or extreme and exhausting, children do pay a price.…

The dust is settling from our recent move. Things are good. However, it is difficult to protect children from financial abuse. I would compare it to alcoholism. Try as you may the kids will see that parent abuse alcohol. It’s pervasive. They witness it. The other parent doesn’t have to talk about it for it…

Motherhood is indescribable. A few well-chosen words just help us articulate it. But nothing can ever truly capture it.   Follow me on Facebook @Colleen Orme National Columnist (Photos Wordswag) Instagram @colleenorme Twitter @colleenorme E-mail: Colleen.Sheehy.Orme@gmail.com

More from Beliefnet and our partners
Close Ad