If your kids are not grown and moved out yet, they will eventually. If you spent much of your children’s lives just taking care of them and the home, like I did, then a career might be the last thing on your mind. But today is the best day to get started on planning how you’ll financially support yourself and rebuild your career or ministry, especially after the childrearing is done.
Finish up your college education or get started with a few classes. If you are working but don’t feel that it’s your career path, start looking for ways you can make changes to work towards the career you’ve always wanted or feel God has planned for you.
You now have the freedom to try out a few different things, to see where the path leads. I spent one year doing three different types of jobs, asking God the entire time, which He would have me do and what was my purpose. Now I do one job full-time, knowing I’m following God’s will for my life. And He keeps providing as I work and follow my purpose.
It’s not always easy, and it’s a lot of work, but through our work that we love to do, we can thrive in this life after divorce.
You can survive divorce… and even thrive! I am here to help!
Jen Grice is a Christian Divorce Mentor and Empowerment Coach, author of the book, You Can Survive Divorce: Hope, Healing, and Encouragement for Your Journey, a speaker, and a single homeschooling mom. She writes full-time at JenGrice.com and empowers women to survive and heal after their unwanted divorce on her YouTube channel as well. Jen believes that through God's healing, grace, and redemption that all Christian women can survive... and even thrive, after divorce. Navigating this foreign territory we call divorce? Feeling alone? Start here!
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