Emotional Abuse, Forgiveness, Hope, Pain and suffering, Uncategorized

It Takes Two and Other Myths About Adultery and Divorce

It takes two… I’m sure you’ve heard the phrase as it applies to many different things in this life. I spent the majority of my life believing that divorce took two, that if a divorce occurred it was because both people were responsible for the failure. I now know just how wrong that belief is.… Continue reading It Takes Two and Other Myths About Adultery and Divorce

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Emotional Abuse, Hope, marriage, parenting, Uncategorized

It’s Not About You (Revisited)

I’ll never forget the conversation I had with my then husband about the woman he was having an affair with. “It’s just exhilarating that someone like that would be interested in me,” he said. Adultery hits at the core of your being. Every ounce of self-confidence and self-respect you carry is destroyed. You look in… Continue reading It’s Not About You (Revisited)

Emotional Abuse, Ministry, Pain and suffering, Uncategorized

On the Church and Divorce: Thoughts About Paige Patterson and the SBC

The last few weeks, a firestorm of controversy has erupted in the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC). Allegations against Paige Patterson, now president emeritus at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, have been made public, allegations that include his stance that women should stay with their abusive husbands and his mishandling of a rape on a seminary campus… Continue reading On the Church and Divorce: Thoughts About Paige Patterson and the SBC

Breaking News, Faith, Forgiveness, Hope, Ministry, Surviving Adultery and Divorce

Going Live!!

Today at 5:00 EST/4:00CST at http://www.610wtvn.com, I will be live with Kathy Chiero in The Sitting Room. We will be discussing Life After Adultery. Shock, forgiveness, moving forward... Is it possible? Is there beauty after betrayal? How do we avoid becoming angry and bitter? How do we cling to hope that there are brighter days… Continue reading Going Live!!