Posts Tagged ‘relationships’

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All of us have probably tried to rescue a broken person at least once in our lives. Usually, we’ve tried to turn these folks around, only to find ourselves sucked into the spinning current of his or her life, realizing at some point that we can’t really help this person effectively, and wondering how we [...]

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Most of us have gotten divorced from someone we talked ourselves into marrying in the first place. Often, we’ve married the person we were dating when we decided it was time for us to get married, or maybe we wanted to get out of our current situation, and marrying our spouse seemed like a good [...]

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My thoughts on emotionally abusive relationships have changed as I’ve become more experienced in ministry to those who are single and divorced. Where I once thought the term was mostly just contrived and used by someone who might be seeking a certain justification for leaving his or her marriage, I now realize there’s more to [...]

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“Then Ruth left to glean in the field after the reapers, and she happened to come to the part of the field belonging to Boaz, who was of the family of Elimelech.” Ruth 2:3 We see that “Ruth happened to come to the field of Boaz”. We know that things don’t just “happen” in a [...]

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We want to continue our discussion into relationships and courtships by looking at the theory which says, “My heart wants what it wants and I must follow my heart into love and passion.”  We know God will walk us through our relationship decisions, but we have to be willing to listen. You really must know [...]

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“He (or she) who finds a wife (or a mate) finds a good thing.”  Proverbs 18:22. We all want to believe that God is right in the middle of our relationship and marriage decisions. This verse indicates however, that God’s opinion is that finding a quality marriage partner is a perfectly good idea. However, I [...]

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“It has been fully reported to me, all you have done for your Mother-in law since your husband’s death; how you have left your parents and your birthplace and come to a people you didn’t know before.” Ruth 2:11 Here we see in the Old Testament book of Ruth that this prominent and godly man, [...]

A Christmas Letter

Dec
2011
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Our ministry doesn’t usually reach into the lives of those who live in relative ease and comfort. Our ministry has always been mostly to those who are weathering a season of loss. We are usually drawn to those who have been cast aside and rejected by those who could have acted differently; but didn’t. We [...]

A Letter From Robin

Nov
2011
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Jeff, I am a relatively young woman who is recently divorced. I have pursued men before in my life, and those pursuits have led to some truly impossible relationships… I’ve been wondering lately, how to successfully engage the opposite sex, if flirting with men is out of the question… I know I’m not ready for [...]

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Angela\’s interview Pt. 1 Angela\’s Interview Pt. 2 Angela\’s Interview Pt. 3 I got a call from a friend and fellow author the other day. She asked me to answer a few questions for her blog,  http://angelaruthstrong.blogspot.com  The interview was fun, Angela did a great job. You can click on the links above to see [...]