3 Beautiful Truths Every Divorced Christian Needs to Know

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Dear Divorced Christian, That term still stings, doesn’t it? It seems as if people everywhere want you to wear a large, scarlet letter “D” around your neck. Every form you complete asks if you are divorced or widowed, not just single or married. You are often scorned by the church because of your past. You feel as if you are a total and complete failure.

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What Husbands Need to Know

In ten years of marriage, my wife and I were blessed with four beautiful children. But the marriage itself was often difficult and painful. We were divorced for two and a half years. Then we remarried.This is not a recommended course of events, but Divine Providence took me on this unusual path. Fortunately, my wife and I usually got along pretty well during the time we were divorced and I saw my kids nearly every day. But being divorced was definitely not ideal. There were times that the hate I…

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Together on Your Knees

In our early dating days, my boyfriend (now my husband) and I liked to wander into a little church in Chicago, to sit in the light of the stained glass windows together and take time to pray. We loved this church, with its grand sweeping sanctuary and gothic arches; it was easy to feel in awe of God in the midst of such ornate beauty. The church is right on Michigan Avenue, the bustling shopping district downtown, but once you stepped inside the sanctuary, everything was calm. It was this…

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The True, the Good, and the Beautiful Christian

The very idea of beauty makes many sophisticates cringe nowadays. It seems utterly out of touch with postmodern ambiguity, since the notion of beauty implies absolute standards widely agreed upon that address an objective reality: “That is beautiful.” Even the Encyclopaedia Britannica (not renowned for its postmodern skepticism) affirms that “almost anything might be seen as beautiful by someone or from some point of view.”Yet, despite the difficulty of defining beauty, the concept nonetheless is making a comeback. And it is doing so in at least two realms we normally…

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