Category Archives: divorce

Jesus and Divorce (David Instone-Brewer)

I came across this article, Jesus and Divorce by David Instone-Brewer, and wanted to share with all of you.  The truth sets us free. Advertisements

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The loneliness remains

I’m still praying and processing so much from our firstborn’s recent visit.  One of the loneliest things is to feel strong sadness, confusion or grief, because I tend to feel it alone.   I know that even in a healthy relationship, … Continue reading

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A witness to myself

A reader asked why I speak my truth to my passive aggressive husband.  Why bother? To answer the question regarding why I speak my truth to him, it’s because I reply or respond in truth to his words or behaviors, … Continue reading

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An unnatural thing

One of our readers, DaMama7,  wrote a response to Sleepless that really touched my heart in so many ways. “How do I tolerate his small efforts? How do I let him touch me without cringing inside? How do I open … Continue reading

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If I took those words away

Sayin’ I love you Is not the words I want to hear from you It’s not that I want you Not to say it, but if you only knew How easy it would be to show me how you feel … Continue reading

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Truth, fog, and a tea kettle

It can be formidably difficult to find the truth when you’re in the foggy murk of passive aggressive dynamics.  Every now and then, the truth will just belligerently blurt out. One of my favorite bloggers wrote about her passive aggressive … Continue reading

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Where I belong

Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. In your love you kept me from the pit of destruction; you have put all my sins behind your back.  Isaiah 38:17 I didn’t plan to marry a man … Continue reading

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