You’re Breaking My Heart

You can probably see the hand going up, palm out; the face turning… eyes tilted… slit sideways glaring at you; front shoulder slumping downward to expertly avoid the burden they believe you have just attempted to place there.  Maybe you can even hear a huff escaping before,”Stop! You’re breaking my heart!” Can you hear it?…

Naomi’s End

My granny Naomi moved herself and her boys back into the little shack that she had grown up in. Her Momma didn’t mind her pretty daughter and her fine young grandsons coming back home. She just had one rule that they all had to follow: they all had to be at church every time the…

“THE WALL” – Not a Barrier but Protection for a Heart

The Wall by Jeff S There was a moment during my marriage (perhaps you could say it was the emotional end of my marriage), when “the wall” went up. It was the moment when I said “I realize that I do not know you, you are not safe for me, and I will not allow…

The CHURCH is not a Building – it is You and Me (We have Eyes and Ears)

Pastor Jeff Crippen says in his article “Christless Religion is Always Abusive” the following statement: “Christ is the central and chief theme of the Bible in both Old and New Testaments.  His disciples could not understand the Scriptures until He opened their minds to this fact.  They just didn’t get it. Neither do many who claim…

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“Staying for the Kids” by Mother B

Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2012 2:28 PM Subject:article 🙂 “I’m staying for the kids’ sake” we hear  this over and over again. Men or women who have tried for years and  years to make something beautiful out of their marriage. They have done  everything they could think of to try to connect, to be good…

“Believe Her”

Believe Her MeganC♦ October 16, 2012♦ 27 Comments This post was written by Megan C.  Thanks Megan for allowing me to use it. * * * * * The first time my ex husband physically hurt me, I felt relief. Now, I could maybe tell someone who I had suffered PHYSICAL abuse and, often, people are…