When your marriage has been a big part of your purpose in life you may feel useless or at least question your purpose when your marriage ends. An emptiness of purpose saps your energy and steals your joy. You do have a purpose! God made you to be in relationship with him and he wants […]
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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 […]
Running around in your head are all the conversations you have with yourself—your thoughts. These are perhaps the most important conversations you ever have. Why? Because your thoughts color how you perceive the world and therefore loom large in determining how you deal with your divorce. Your thoughts about separation and divorce, being single, your […]
You may not realize you’re doing it. Maybe you are, maybe you aren’t. Yet with the emotions of divorce people can easily slip into a dangerous pattern. So I encourage you to ask yourself, “Do I ever use my children to get back at or manipulate my ex-spouse? It can go something like this, “No […]
The title of the old song, Gimme Some Lovin’ seems to fit the feeling that often comes during separation and divorce. Emptiness, loneliness, and a haunting question about whether or not we are still loveable can give us the strong urge to find love. I call it the “Empty Love Pot.” If we can find […]
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. […]
Really, healing from divorce takes guts. I never thought about it that way until looking at the name of the company that built our new website which is in fact, No Guts, No Glory. Guts. It takes guts to pick up the pieces of your life and move forward. It takes guts to work through […]
Divorce is an overwhelming and complicated experience. It highlights our need for help from a power greater than ourselves. Even when it is tempting to blame God, we know we need his help. I believe faith in Christ plays a huge part in healing from divorce, as does the power of prayer. Ask God for […]
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