Divorce is never an easy subject to talk about and it takes it toll on the parties involved, especially the children and wider family and social networks. I pray you never have to take this route and that your relationship does not take a violent turn…
My thoughts were: What? How come? How is that a solution? Really? Is that what this is all about? A whole maze of confusing words, images flashed before me. It took me a while to respond as I think I had my mouth open… After I recollected my thoughts, I asked for some time to think through the request, a valid one, since I had to drive back to pick the 3 beauties on my usual school run.
Another sleepless night. Not sure what conversations I had with God that night as I was still shocked at the turn of events. You can imagine what it was like to feel the rug was being pulled out from under your feet or your world has just dropped.
I remember at some point coining the phrase, “stop the world, I want to get off”
A conversation I had by inspiration, told me that people would not just stay home, refusing to leave the house or do anything, because they feared for their life, or of being killed or being involved in an accident. They still made appointments, with no idea whether they would live the next day. I was encouraged to make plans, prepare for good things and take steps towards those goals. The best part, I see now, is the power of writing things down.
How does God speak?
There are so many examples of ways God has spoken to His people, friends and servants because there were varieties of relationships they had with Him. Do I know how God speaks? Yes and No. The former, because I have become more accustomed to how I hear Him or how He speaks to me. The latter because He is such an individual and personal God and relates with us as such. It was difficult to accept that it was God speaking to me for a long time because I would dismiss it. The thoughts would come and I would rationalise them away. So faith and disbelief in God’s speaking does not help things! The righteous live by faith, remember?
I would like to share some of the things I have learned about the way He speaks to me!
– His Word ⁃ A sense ⁃ Ideas and words rising within me that generate excitement ⁃ Circumstances lining up / events ⁃ Dreams
Local paper lady says “I’m helpless” after being beaten by husband! I think DV could be suffered by either gender and that is what makes it such a complex subject or argument which usually favours the female. Why would a human being blessed with intelligence, skill, “faculties”, charm, know how and every endowment needed to…