Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch. -Matthew 15:14, KJV I wish I could say an older pastor will be more discerning and wiser than a younger pastor on matters of adultery and divorce. But that would be a … Continue reading "Being older does not mean he is humble!"
Hi DM, This one is a doozy so bear with me. Long story short, I was married for 10 years to a guy I had known for 20 (grew up together). Thought we were happy in the marriage, before uncovering his infidelities (Ashley Madison accounts, hours of pornography each day, hidden Snapchat account where he … Continue reading "Dear DM: Do I participate in the Cheater’s Catholic annulment process?"
Telling the story of what happened is important if we want to change how people treat faithful spouses. The larger narrative starts to change when people learn that their friend, colleague, or even family member was mistreated by a cheater. It changes because they are emotionally invested in you and your hurts matter to them. … Continue reading "Keep telling your story, please!"
Hello World, Sadly, it’s a done deal. DeVon Franklin & Meagan Good are officially divorced according to US Weekly…See an excerpt of the story below… Officially over. Meagan Good‘s divorce from ex-husband DeVon Franklin has been finalized, Us Weekly can exclusively confirm. The Harlem star, 40, tied the knot with the producer, 44, in June 2012 before they separated in August 2021. […]
God is a just judge, And God is angry with the wicked every day. -Psalm 7:11, NKJV Christians are quick to judge faithful spouses as “bitter” without pausing to consider another–more likely–origin of such strong anger: Injustice. To be angry at injustice is a good and godly response to have. It is not “bitterness” but … Continue reading "Bitterness or Anger Over Injustices?"
You would think a cheater would be the happy one as they are selfishly indulging in illicit sex. Yet they seem to be the most onerous person in the world in interactions with their faithful partner. It is like the faithful partner offended them profoundly as opposed to the opposite as is true. I am … Continue reading "The vicious rage of cheaters"
Hello World, I hate that I was right in this case, but…Just over a week or so ago, I shared Pastor Wayne Chaney’s divorce announcement from First Lady Myesha Chaney that he shared on his social media pages…I wrote that “I wonder why she didn’t include the divorce announcement on her page if it was […]
Rid yourselves of all the offenses you have committed, and get a new heart and a new spirit. Why will you die, people of Israel? For I take no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Sovereign Lord. Repent and live! -Ezekiel 18:31-32, NIV How does the “toxic shame” excuse work? It is actually … Continue reading "Cheaters and “Toxic Shame”"
If a man is found sleeping with another man’s wife, both must die. Purge that evil from Israel. -Deuteronomy 22:22, The Message (emphasis mine) Those “friends” One of the most difficult lessons I learned from discovering my first wife’s adultery and going through divorce is that it is okay–in fact, good–to have deal-breakers in friendships. … Continue reading "Those “friends” are not your friends!"
Hello World, What is happening on the West Coast with cute and Christian celebrity couples?! Back in December, DeVon Franklin & Meagan Good announced on social media that their nine-year marriage was coming to an end and now, Pastor Wayne Chaney, who leads Antioch Church of Long Beach, has announced in an Open Letter on […]