He waited seven more days and again sent
out the dove from the ark. When the dove returned
to him in the evening, there in its beak was a freshly plucked olive leaf! Then Noah knew that the water had receded from the earth.
Genesis 8:10-11 NIV
Noah had lived through the flood. The waters were receding and he now had the hope of a new beginning. You too have the hope of a new beginning as you work through the issues of your divorce and look to the future. With faith and work, you can successfully mend […]
Dark skies and gray days leave us longing for the warmth and light of the sun. Too much time without the sun can leave us feeling down if not depressed. Likewise, the spin-off of divorce can color our days dark and gray leaving us feeling like we are in a constant shadow, hidden from the sun.
We cannot control all of the effects of divorce any more than we can control the weather. Things often just do not go our way. But how often do we choose to live in darkness when we could be walking in the light? How do […]
Maggie’s anxiety rang throughout our conversation. She had reached a low point. Weary and worn from her husband’s antagonistic behavior she was beginning to wonder how much more she could take. She said she knew God was with her but sometimes it was hard to feel his presence. She felt very alone in her struggles. Divorce can be like that.
“Who will protect me from the wicked?” asks Psalms 94:16. “Who will stand up for me against evildoers?”
The Psalmist felt much the same as Maggie. They both hit a lonely low and wanted to be rescued. Yet despite a sense of […]