Deep Losses Can Lead To Deep Gratitude

He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters. -Psalm 18:16, NIV Like violent water rushing down a channel, harsh circumstances can serve as the means to deepen our hearts and expand their capacity. Losses are huge for divorced faithful spouses. The loss of “friendships,” love, money, … Continue reading “Deep Losses Can Lead To Deep Gratitude”

Kesha’s “Praying”–A Faithful Spouse Anthem

I know that you are pleased with me,     for my enemy does not triumph over me. -Psalm 41:11, NIV Artist, Kesha, just dropped a few new songs after a long and troubled hiatus from the music world. For those not following this story. The long and short is Kesha alleged she was seriously abused by … Continue reading “Kesha’s “Praying”–A Faithful Spouse Anthem”

Blog Turns Three!

When I started this blog, I considered this website to be mostly a brain-dump for immediate friends and family curious about my thoughts on matters related to divorce and adultery. Three years later… The blog has blossomed to a web resource that has received over 380,000 views and nearly 150,000 unique visitors from literally across … Continue reading “Blog Turns Three!”

Faithful Spouses, You ROCK!!

Mrs. DM tells me that this was her favorite picture of me from my dating profile. It was taken in the Summer or early Fall of 2012 a few months prior to my divorce. After months, years, or even decades of emotional beat-downs, faithful spouses often struggle in knowing their incredible worth. We discount our … Continue reading “Faithful Spouses, You ROCK!!”

Hardened

But this time also Pharaoh hardened his heart and would not let the people go. -Exodus 8:32, NIV The reality of one’s powerlessness is one of the most difficult aspects of going through an unwanted divorce.  Yet this very real powerlessness can serve as a comfort after the fact! As an introspective person, I find … Continue reading “Hardened”

My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?

“My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” -Matthew 27:46b, KJV When I was struggling the most, these words from Jesus brought me the greatest comfort. They were reminders to me that God understood the pain and suffering that I was enduring. He could relate. Jesus understands what it meant to suffer unjustly. Jesus understands … Continue reading “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”