Posts Tagged ‘former spouse’

Walking Your Path

Nov
2011
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Walking Your Path… “But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.” Acts 20:24 I’ve noticed that almost every [...]

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An individual named Thomas asked this question recently in a comment to a blog I wrote a few months ago… Thomas, I changed your words to make them more concise, and I tried to ask your permission but my email was returned. I hope I’m okay in answering you on this page, because yours is [...]

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In our seasons of crisis and despair, we might ask the questions, “Why did this happen to me?” or “Why is God so mean to me?” Matthew 5:45 says “For He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust”. So the fact [...]

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I’ve been forced by the circumstances of several friends to rethink my position on the subject of using external authority to bring about the fair and equitable enforcement of a post-marriage agreement involving the visitation rights of a non-custodial parent with his or her children. I’m including these thoughts in a new version of our [...]

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Lori wrote to us in response to our previous blog. I wanted to share her thoughts to help us gain a better perspective on the real-life issues of raising children in a post-divorce household… Jeff, before my divorce I would have been a very strong proponent of the idea that “every child needs both parents”, [...]

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A love letter can be disguised as an impossible circumstance… “O LORD, be gracious to us; we have waited for You. Be their arm every morning and our salvation also in the time of trouble”. Isaiah 33:2. God is not mad at us, even when it looks like He might be. Isaiah wrote this passage [...]

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We get all kinds of people in our relationship and divorce recovery classes. We get angry ones, broken ones, sexually proactive ones, we get women who’ve had abortions and we get homosexual men. In case you haven’t noticed, those things are pretty big no-no’s in religious circles these days. I used to be intimidated by [...]

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Even if, even if you don’t love me anymore… I was in a store recently and that old Eagles tune came on the music system. Now, Don Henley isn’t a prophet, but he struck on something important in that song. See, Mr Henley had to come to the conclusion that you can’t carry grudges and [...]

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In the twenty years we’ve been doing this ministry, I’ve noticed some trends in the way people view the personal, fiery trial of divorce, and I’ve come to believe that in order to view this trial correctly, it must be viewed in the light of God’s eternal purpose for both of the parties involved. I [...]

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“Those who built the wall loaded themselves so that with one hand they worked at construction, and with the other, they held a sword”. Nehemiah 4:17 As we prepare for the holiday season, I’m considering the relationships which often get turned upside-down in a divorce… Now, we know there are some divorces where everyone remains [...]