The first step, to be honest, was terrifying. I didn't know what he'd say, I didn't know how the first meeting after 10 years would go, and I wasn't sure I even really wanted a relationship with him. I just knew that he was my father, that I missed him in my life (and the life of my family), and that I needed to figure out a way forward. So I took a step toward him.
People are going to hurt you. It hurts, even more, when the hurt comes from those who you love the most. It is, unfortunately, the nature of a humanity that is deeply depraved and fallen, to hurt one another, to eat the wounded, to cause harm physically, emotionally, and mentally to those that we love [...]
There are many casualties with divorce that go far beyond just those who are splitting up. Join the Angry Christian Podcast, and guest host Cherie Bates, as we discuss just what those casualties are. If you are going through a divorce, been through a divorce, or thinking about a divorce, or know someone who has, [...]
I realize that the old song "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" is referring to the loss of loved ones, especially in the body of Christ and ultimately seeing them one day in heaven. And I also realize that the song is most specifically referring to this loss from the perspective of death. But what about [...]