When the road to divorce became a reality, as well as when I was first divorced, church became a two-edged sword for me. It was hard to go alone. It was hard to sit alone. It was hard not to cry.
But, I went.
I went because hearing a message reminded me that God was near. Being with fellow believers reassured me that I was a part of something far greater than myself. And, the lyrics and sounds of the songs lifted my soul.
The real conflict was that I felt like I let God down even though I wasn’t the one who […]
Good question and one you need to ask. The decision to end a marriage should never be taken lightly or made hastily. There are many ramifications, not the least of which is a broken heart.
For me one of the deep pains of my divorce was knowing that God intends for marriage to be a life-time covenant but mine didn’t make it.”
This ministry in no way advocates divorce. However divorce is a reality in our society. It is our intent to help those whose lives are, as mine was, touched by its unsettling effects.
How Can I Know if My Marriage is […]
I’ve arrived. I feel absolutely neutral about my ex-husband.
Gone is romantic love. Gone is anger and resentment. I’m free.
Divorce can’t push my buttons anymore.
Really…I feel totally neutral about my former spouse. For me, this is the ultimate goal of healing from divorce. I’ve reached my destination and it’s a platinum achievement.
I believe you can reach it too. It’s what I call a State of Neutral.
You Gotta Be Kidding!
No, it really is possible. Getting over the emotions of divorce may seem insurmountable but it can be done. It takes time and intent but […]
Can you diminish divorce’s negative impact on your health? I believe so.
Working through your emotions is certainly part of coping with divorce as well as healing from divorce. Yet, your thoughts and beliefs play an important role too. Your thoughts and beliefs can bring you down and stall healing from divorce, or they can have an awesome healing power that affects not only your psyche and spirit but also your general health.
The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own thought.
William Makepeace Thackeray, English Novelist
As Thackeray points out, how we experience […]