Missing My Son

Facing Our Challenges Head-On! November 27, 2015 Dear Julie: I wish to remain anonymous please…here’s my question- 13 months ago my 15 yr old son passed away- my priest assured me he is in heaven which gives me comfort. But there are sooo many people who claim to get signs form loved ones- feathers, seeing a cardinal, etc. How could people possibly be in heaven AND here to send signs? I have... read more

Trusting God

Facing Our Challenges Head-On! November 24, 2015 Hi Julie: I am married with 2 young boys (11/9). My husband of 10 years and I are having marital problems and he has filed for divorce and is staying with his parents 260 miles away. I am working and taking care of the boys by Myself for the first time ever. We go to church every week, I stay in prayer and in the word. The boys pray with me also and we... read more

Feeling Disrespected

Facing Our Challenges Head-on! November 20, 2015 Dear Julie: George, the father of my children walked out after twenty years, leaving us nearly homeless. He then married a woman he’d been cheating on me with for 8 years–only to turn around & divorce her 4 months later to get involved with Karen. He has not been faithful or loyal to Karen either but keeps trying to get her pregnant, telling... read more

Sick of Being Phony

Facing Our Challenges Head-On! November 17, 2015 Dear Julie: Well, it begins again. I have this dread in my stomach as the holidays approach. First, Thanksgiving when I have to act thankful for family that ignores me the rest of the year. Then Christmas when I have to break the bank buying gifts for all of them. We have no relationship, so why do we have to pretend we do? –Sick of being a... read more

Figuring This Out

Facing Our Challenges Head-On November 13, 2015 Dear Julie: I’m in a terribly stressful period in my life. I gave up my home not necessarily by choice but while dealing with personal family issues my home was left abandoned & ultimately made not livable because of vandals. My daughter has been living with her dad & now grandmother because of behavior issues which are getting much better! I... read more

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