Community · marriage

Back to Our Future, aka: We’re Moving!

It was 1988, I had been a Christian for less than 2 years, David was one month out of Bible college, and we were three weeks into our marriage, when we left California and drove across the country to Danville, Illinois, where my husband had taken a job as a Youth Pastor. During the transition,… Continue reading Back to Our Future, aka: We’re Moving!

affair recovery

Beauty in the Aftermath

It was ten days after the affair had ended. It was three days after my failure had been announced in a large public forum. I wandered into my husband’s study and sat down at his computer and created this Blog-site.  As you may imagine, my head was spinning, my pride was still running rampant and… Continue reading Beauty in the Aftermath

affair recovery · marriage

He said, She said

He said he would be her friend. She said she had never had a friend like him. He said, “Let’s take a walk on the beach.” She said, “You can hold my hand.” He said, “I’ll write to you from England.” She said, “You can kiss me goodbye.” He said, “I want a Christmas wedding.”… Continue reading He said, She said

affair recovery · marriage

The Twenty-Seventh List

A wedding anniversary is a day to celebrate a series of days where two people were successful at treating one another with more grace than either one deserved. This year we are celebrating twenty-seven years of failures and successes.

affair recovery

A Husband’s Choice

After the affair was disclosed he saw hope. He immediately understood his own sense of isolation and abandonment. Things he was questioning and witnessing with his own eyes suddenly made sense. There was a freedom that came to him in the knowledge of the truth because it meant he was not losing his mind.

affair recovery · spiritual growth

Elle est Forte: Proverbs 31 and the Adulteress

There is a vast difference between a woman who is worth far more than rubies and a woman people would like to stone.

affair recovery · marriage

Outtakes of a Crisis

Over the last 12 weeks, David and I have been on a journey, and because we had our situation announced to the large ministry I was a part of, we decided that we would not hide what was happening in our lives from the people who were interested and invested in walking this journey with us.… Continue reading Outtakes of a Crisis