Forgetting the deep hurts of divorce isn’t always realistic—especially while still coping with divorce.
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When we lose our love, we may long for its return. When that doesn’t happen, we go on a search for that love.
No matter what brought your marriage to an end, it hurts to have lost love. Not only that, but learning to face every day single is often lonely. It’s normal to feel like you would like someone new to fill the void and help you feel whole again. Yet, searching for romance out of loneliness […]
Join me in this podcast where I’m guest of attorney and divorce coach Jason Levoy. Jason asks some tough questions. You won’t want to miss this conversation about healing from divorce. Listen Now God bless you in your journey to finding peace after divorce. Renee Smith Ettline Founder of After Divorce Ministries, LLC Creator of […]
When you want your children to grow up with strong Christian values but their other parent isn’t on board it can be more than infuriating. It can be a dilemma. It’s especially a dilemma if your children’s other parent is an active influence in their lives. In an ideal world, divorced parents work together for […]
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 […]
I remember the sinking feeling that came with divorce. It was all so emotionally complicated. I was a pretty self-confident person and then suddenly I wasn’t. How could I be worth anything if my spouse didn’t value me? This is one of the landmines of divorce. If the one who promised to love you forever […]
Over the years I’ve often heard people hoping that karma catches up with their ex spouse. I get that because hurt, especially the deep hurt of infidelity and divorce, is a rotten feeling. And, when you’ve been so betrayed and broken by another person, it’s only natural to want to see that person get their […]
My first husband left just before Christmas. I could hardly feel “Peace on earth, good will toward men.” As Christmas approached, the season seemed devoid of meaning. I hurt so much that it seemed the life had been sucked out of me.
4 Myths about Divorce that Can Hurt Your Church – Part 4 of 4 in the Series We know God can do immeasurably more than we hope or imagine. We know it because we’ve lived it. So, when a person is facing divorce, our natural faith-driven instinct is to highlight this truth of the Christian […]
For David it was subtle. People at his church didn’t come right out and say it, but he could feel the difference and see it in their eyes. They were more aloof. Because of his divorce he felt treated differently. He already felt like a failure so this undercurrent in his relationship with people at […]
4 Myths about Divorce that Can Hurt Your Church – Part 2 of 4 in the Series When a person is facing divorce, it is so easy to tell them to turn to prayer. And we should. There’s no better time for ceaseless prayer than during times of trouble. But, the simple directive that, “You […]
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