I was in Wal-Mart one Saturday. Now, let me be completely clear about something–I hate Wal-Mart. There are so many reasons, and I’m not even going to get into them, but I absolutely have to be on a very specific mission if I’m going to subject myself to the torture that is Wal-Mart. I had... Continue Reading →
How to Survive Divorce and Still Love Jesus (The Ex Part II)
The best thing you can do when dealing with your ex is to seek God and his kingdom first (Matthew 6:33). When I’m practicing the pause, I’m typically praying that God will give me direction and the words to say. I find it’s much more difficult to be nasty to my ex after I’ve spent some time being still and listening to God in these situations.
How to Survive Divorce and Still Love Jesus: The Ex (Part I)
Let me just say this before I go on: everyone’s situation is different. The majority of my friends are divorced, and most of them remarried. All their situations are vastly different, and all of their exes are as well. It would be unrealistic to think I could give you a formula that will work for every situation, but let me do my best to offer some practical and Jesus-centered advice that has helped me. I hate to even start with this one because some of you might quit reading right here, but, honestly, this is the best way I have found to deal with my ex: Treat them like you want to be treated.
The Healing Season: Moving Beyond Brokenness
We treat our bodies when they are broken, but it's time we start treating our mental, emotional, and spiritual brokenness as well.
The Broken Season: What People Don’t Tell You
How we walk with the broken speaks louder than how we sit with the great.
The Busy Season: Finding Rest in the Chaos
We have to take back our time, our schedules, and our expectations.
Hard Seasons: Finding the Beauty and Purpose in Every Season
Just as the trees have to shed their leaves in order to gain new ones, sometimes we have to shed parts of ourselves to grow into something bigger and more beautiful.