Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing


My Wedding Dress

by Abbie Johnson Taylor It was a mauve color. Reaching to my ankles, it had long sleeves and a low neckline. Kathleen, my sister-in-law, bought it for me as a …

Four Years Later a Miraculous Mother’s Day

by Patty L. Fletcher When the knock on the kitchen window sounded, I found, I could barely catch my breath. Though my daughter Polly was standing on the back …

My Favorite Guys

by Trish Hubschman That honor, of course, goes to my husband, Kevin, and our dog, Henry (pictured below). Kevin and I met through a newspaper Personal ad …

Marriage Success: In Their Words

by Trish Hubschman What makes a marriage work? I was eager to find out the answer. I spoke to ten people who have been married between nineteen and fifty-nine …

A Writer’s Destiny

by Abbie Johnson Taylor In January of 2005, I received a letter that changed my life. Being visually impaired, I was in a long-distance relationship with a …

Here’s How Your Mood Could Be Impacting Your Family

by Mia Barnes You had a wretched day at the office. When your 5-year-old asks you what’s for dinner, you snap, “I don’t know. Go ask your father.” You …

The Best Birthday Gifts for Your Loved Ones

by Jenny Griffiths Finding the perfect gift to give a loved one is sometimes challenging. There’s a lot of pressure on you to select one of the best …

How to Handle Your Husband through Midlife Crisis

by Mike Zhang Generally, a person’s midlife spans from 40 to 65 years. It really depends more on the physical and emotional status of the individual. If your …

Online Social Behaviors Changed Amid COVID-19 Lockdowns

by Matt Fuller Did you know that more than 3 billion people all over the world are under the COVID-19 lockdowns? More and more countries are instituting …

Getting Back to Dating After Having Been Married: Tips to Help You Get Going

by Solomon Ihahi Njoroge You have found yourself back to the dating scene again after a divorce, death of a spouse, legal separation, or any other reason. The …

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