Archive for the Faith Category


A Compassionate Look at Personality Disorders

The daily bible app on my phone today reminded me of how God sees us all, even those who deal with a personality disorder.… Keep going...

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Love Your Neighbor as You Love Yourself

“‘YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” – Mark 12:31 

This verse was included in the Gospel reading at church yesterday. … Keep going...

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The truth will set you free

On my phone,I have an app which delivers a daily bible quote to the screen.  Today, I read John 8:32 and thought something different than I have before. … Keep going...

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Happy Labor Day

My kids and I just concluded a week’s vacation at the beach with my parents.  My youngest, nerves and all, will begin kindergarten tomorrow. … Keep going...

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The Presence of Light

I heard a phase the other day, which I love and have been trying to keep  on my mind.

“Darkness cannot exist in the presence of light”

There are some religious perspectives on the phrase, but from the perspective of dealing with a narcissistic personality, I am concentrating on being a “presence of light” so that I may outshine the ability for “darkness” (my narcissistic ex) to exist.… Keep going...

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A Plea from a Narcissist’s Young Daughter

My 8 year old daughter wrote a book this week.  She asked me if I could take it to a publisher and shout her story loud so that she could get help to “improve her and her brother’s lives”.… Keep going...

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More on Fear

“Fear is the darkroom where negatives are developed.”

– Chinese fortune cooki

“Fear is misdirected energy and must be redirected, or transmuted into Faith.”

– Florence Scovel Shinn, ‘The Game of Life and How to Play It’

For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you

– Isaiah 41:13

The Lord is my light and my salvation–whom shall I fear?

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“You are the light of the world…”

14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl.

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‘Gratitude is the open door to abundance’

This is what my Yogi tea told me today 🙂

So, let me count the ways which I am thankful:

1- I have an attorney who understands domestic violence behaviors & tactics, and even personality disorders. … Keep going...

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Messages from God

I truly believe that things happen in our lives for a reason.  I don’t think that we have “predefined destiny” – just that God puts things (people, situations, items) in our lives to learn from here and there. … Keep going...

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“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. …

I do not give to you as the world gives.  Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” – John 14:27… Keep going...

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“For I am the Lord, your God, who takes hold of your right hand and says to you,

Do not fear, I will help you.”

– Isaiah 41:13… Keep going...

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What I do to feel better when coparenting with a narcissist

It’s not easy.  Really, it’s so not easy.  My kids are with their dad this weekend, and this past Wednesday, my daughter woke up wanting to stay under the covers. … Keep going...

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“So say with confidence, ‘the Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. …

What can man do to me?” – Hebrews 13:6

 

~Good to remember… what can my ex to do me? Why do I let him get to me?  

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“Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.” – Proverbs

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PEACE in my ex’s presence

My ex came by my daughter’s lesson today to watch.   It was a wonderful day… it didn’t bother me whatsoever.  I didn’t care that he was there, I didn’t really acknowledge him (we’re the only ones there, it’s not like there are other parents or people to diffuse things).… Keep going...

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“Mom, can we go back to before I was born and pick out a new dad for me?”

This is what my daughter asked me the other night, in the middle of screaming tears…. “Mom, can we go back to before I was born and pick out a new dad for me?”

Do narcissist parents impact their parents? … Keep going...

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Courage, strength and hope

possess my soul…

I will stand firmly and without fear.

– Gothe

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Have faith

This was in the church bulletin a few weeks back.  I’ve been carrying it around as a cut out.  It helps me – maybe it will help someone else?… Keep going...

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“Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out.” – Jack Buck

A wonderful quote to remember!

Is it crappy to have to coparent with a narcissist?  YES!

Tree in Bloom

Tree in Bloom

It is toxic to have a narcissist in your life?… Keep going...

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