Child Custody Devotional – “Good” versus “Bad” in the Judgment-Free Zone?

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Child Custody Devotional – “Good” versus “Bad” in the Judgment-Free Zone?

We’re lawyers so we’re big on terminology. From both a practical, legal and even spiritual sense, words have power. I’m looking at James 1:17, from the Christian Bible, today and I’ve got to make a note for the record. ~ So, the King James Version of the verse reads as follows: “Every good gift and […]

Wishful Thinking and Expectations from the Other Side in Child Custody

There’s a lot of wishful thinking in #ChildCustody and #CoParenting. It’s not even fair to the Other Side to expect something from them that they can’t or won’t give. Your peace and effectiveness must come from you…from your side, your squad, your team…because we can tell you who it’s not coming from.

The Benefit of Small Victories in Child Custody…

When you want your kids with you so badly in a #ChildCustody case, it’s easy to focus so much thought and energy on the “BIG WIN” that you take for granted the million little ways to make your situation just a little bit better for you and the kids. Here’s 3 things to appreciate about […]

Express Yourself in Child Custody and Co-Parenting…

Express Yourself in Child Custody and Co-Parenting… Here’s the beautiful thing about a detailed Child Custody and Visitation Schedule. It creates space for all sides. Within that space, whether large or small, your decisions and actions as a parent or relative caregiver are great, if not the best, ways to express yourself.  What if the […]

What Poker can Teach Us about Child Custody and Co-Parenting…

There’s a lot less causation in our world than we think. There are questionable decisions that work out and there are conservative, rational decisions that blow up in our face. We get that, generally… But for some reason, in Child Custody, a sphere of human activity with even more chaos than usual, we think if […]

Child Custody Devotional – A Zen Boulder…

A spiritual leader often walked with his students. They understood both its practical and meditative value. The pair happened upon a large boulder, shaped and hardened by thousands of years of changing environments. “Do you see that boulder?” the leader asked his student. —“Yes, of course,” replied the disciple. “Do you think it’s heavy?” the […]

Child Custody Devotional – Every one of us has all we need…

Every one of us has all we need. – John Lennon / Paul McCartney So normally I pick out a Bible verse to write about on Sundays. But wisdom, even spiritual insight, comes from anywhere and everywhere. That’s because fundamental truth is just that, and it’s not confined to a certain book or genre or […]

Tell Your Child Custody Love Story…

When folks think about #ChildCustody they might think first about anger and sadness, but it’s really just a Love Story…. It doesn’t have to be two folks dragging each other and their children through something horrible, but it can turn into that if you’re not operating at the highest level. We believe that #CoParenting and […]

What do you believe…?

What do you believe about yourself? What do you want to believe about yourself? How are those beliefs reflected in the decisions you make? …the actions you take? How committed are you to those beliefs? How disciplined are you in acting on them? But what if the Other Side is mean to you? What if […]

Child Custody Devotional – Psalm 143:8 and a Morning Meditation

Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul. Psalm 143:8 There is magic in the morning. Everyone I study talks about it. Our energy is up, our willpower stocked and we’ve been […]