July 9, 2019

We've all heard the expression good; "Bad things happen to good people."

We have also seen, and probably experienced, unfortunate or untimely events that cause a little havoc. We expect a certain amount of struggle in this journey called Life, but every once in a while something happens that truly hurts our hearts. 

We work so hard, love, give, sacrifice and then out of the blue, someone still chooses to cause pain or leave.

No reason. No fault of yours. Just simply no more. 

How do we deal when this happens and we don't know why?


DNA and a bloodline do not guarantee respect, loyalty or even love. Often the deepest wounds are inflicted by a family member. 

It could be an ungrateful child who turns their back on parents. Or sibling rivalry gone too far. Maybe a mother or a father was not prepared to be a parent and made serious mistakes. 

These are just a few examples of how family can hurt us. 

We grow up hearing sermons, listening to songs and reading advice on the importa...

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Mid-Life Joyride is the ultimate user's manual for mid-life relationships. Being single in mid-life is not usually where many SIMs (Single In Mid-Life) expected to wind up. In Mid-Life Joyride, J. Hope Suis takes SIMs on an incredible and often humorous journey from how they ended up here to learning to love again or just to discover how to live your best life now!. With a lighthearted yet meaningful collection of stories, advice, and encouragement from both personal and anecdotal experiences the joyride starts now!

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