Marriage: Bunny slopes and double blacks

Monday, March 20, 2017

“I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, my sinful nature. For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it…

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Perseverance of Children from Divorced Homes

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

“For you have been my hope, O Sovereign Lord, my confidence since my youth.” Psalm 71:5 The excitement of freshly sharpened pencils and a new backpack during the…

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What Gets You Out of Bed?

Thursday, January 14, 2016

We love because He first loved us. I John 4:19 Buzz, Buzz, the dreaded sound of the alarm. Stammering out of the bed still half sleep, I feel…

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Heart-Pounding Perseverance

Friday, December 18, 2015

“I heard and my heart pounded, my lips quivered at the sound; decay crept into my bones, and my legs trembled.” Habakkuk 3:16a This is a picture of…

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Loving an Abusive Person

Monday, August 17, 2015

“The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God’. They are corrupt, their deeds are vile; there is no one who does good.” (Psalm 14:1) In my…

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Divorce Yourself

Friday, June 12, 2015

“And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.” Eph 4:30 NIV My catchphrase response to the word…

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Living with Longing

Monday, April 13, 2015

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; The LORD gives grace and glory; No good thing does He withhold from those who walk uprightly. (Psalm 84:11)…

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Loss: Who Will Fill This Hole?

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Jesus replied, “What is impossible with man is possible with God.” Luke 18:27 Here I was again, facing a second devastating divorce, when my encourager said to me,…

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A Severe Mercy

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Grace’s* Story: At the age of thirty, I loved my job and my friendships. But I wanted a family, and finally that happened when I married. I was wise enough to…

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Losing My Sister’s Friendship

Monday, October 28, 2013

Jordan’s* story: I’d seen the sad movies, and sat across many a cafe table from a teary-eyed young woman suffering from a broken heart. Happily married to my…

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