Lonely and Depressed

“Comfort ye, comfort ye my people,” (Isaiah 40:1) December 15, 2017 Dear Julie: My husband recently left me because I was too hard on him about his old habits coming back. I love my husband but I want him to be the man I married not the man he chose to be. He is verbally abusive and, to me, that’s worse than physical abuse. Torn, what should I do? –Lonely and Depressed ***** Dear... read more

Confused and Lonely

  Challenges Women Face June 13, 2017 Dear Julie: I lost my husband four years ago to cancer and ever since I lost him I have never felt more alone than I do now. I met this wonderful guy and he has made my heart feel love again, but I don’t know if he really does truly love me as he says he does or if he is only saying things to try to help. –Confused and Lonely ***** Dear Confused and... read more

Discouraged and Lonely

Challenges Women Face June 2, 2017 Dear Julie: I am 50 years old and am still struggling with my divorce going on two years now! I also struggle financially. I work three jobs and feel as if I cannot get a break! I do not have any friends that are my age or, if they are my age, they do not live the way that is pleasing to God. I pray and pray for God to lead me. I feel so discouraged and lonely!... read more

Alone on the Journey

  Challenges Women Face October 3, 2016 Dear Julie: I feel like I’m alone on this journey like no one is there to help me with things. I feel like family is not there. Please help.–Alone on the Journey ***** Dear Alone on the Journey We all sometimes feel like we’re alone on the journey. Sometimes our family and friends can’t meet our needs (even if they might want to).... read more

Aging and Lonely

Facing Our Challenges Head-On! September 18, 2015 Dear Julie: I work in a retirement home and have made friends with one of the residents. She’s a lovely person who brightens my day with her zany sense of humor. However, I’ve noticed a growing agitation when it comes to her family. In all the months I’ve worked here, I rarely see any of her children or grandchildren come by for a visit. They lead... read more