Children and Divorce

“Didn’t the Lord make you one with your wife? In body and spirit you are His. And what does He want? Godly children from your union. So guard your heart; remain loyal to the wife of your youth. ’For I hate divorce!’ says the Lord, the God of Israel.” (Malachi 2:15-16a NLT) Having been divorcedContinue reading “Children and Divorce”

Learning the Hard Way!

“’No!’ Peter insisted. ‘Even if I have to die with You, I will never deny You!’” (Matthew 26:35a NLT) Recently, I read about a man who was hit twice by the same train. “How is that even possible?” was my initial response. Apparently, he stood too close to the edge of the platform when theContinue reading “Learning the Hard Way!”

Is Divorce the Answer?

“’For I hate divorce!’ says the Lord, the God of Israel.” (Malachi 2:16a NLT) Our goal as Jesus followers is to follow God and His choices for us, not seek to have Him agree with our choices. What are we to follow? In short, His paths of righteousness. What does that mean? Righteousness simply meansContinue reading “Is Divorce the Answer?”

What I Learned Through My Divorce

Having lost both of my parents, a sister and many other relatives and friends to death, there’s a part of me that believes the death of my marriage and subsequent divorce resulted in a longer, more agonizing period of grief than the death of my loved ones.  When someone we love dies, while painful andContinue reading “What I Learned Through My Divorce”