When I was walking through my divorce, I remember that moment of surrender. “Lord,” I cried out, “I don’t want this journey, but I will take it if this is what you have for me. But don’t you dare mess with my kids!” I’ve dealt with my share of hurt and pain over the last… Continue reading In Loving Memory
Divorce. The word alone strikes fear into the heart of people. Maybe you lived through your parents’ divorce. Maybe you watched friends’ marriages suffer the ultimate destruction. Maybe you’ve walked that dreaded path…or you fear your marriage is heading down that road now. I’m not sure there’s another pain in this life that compares to… Continue reading Practical Advice for Divorce
“Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was… Continue reading Loving the Least of These
Several years ago, I was stressed…Really, really stressed. One evening I came home from work and told my kids that as soon as dinner was over, I was going to my room. I expected them to take care of themselves and allow me the evening to relax…alone…with no interruptions…in my room…my sanctuary. As I was… Continue reading Life in the Blender
I've prayed and contemplated God's word on divorce for over a decade. Here's what God has shown me...
Our blissful first week of marriage was interrupted by a major test: I found my new husband on a dating site! A mutual friend knew we had just gotten married, and she sent Roy a picture of his online dating profile on a dating site known as Bumble. Just imagine having walked through adultery and… Continue reading Trouble In Paradise
When you can’t see God’s hand, trust His heart. This quote hangs on my wall as a constant reminder that God is always working, even when it seems He is completely silent. So often, I hear others complaining about God’s silence, wondering where He is and why He is not answering their prayers. I understand.… Continue reading Trust His Heart