everyone involved. The husband’s infidelities came to light and his wife was overwhelmed by deep and justifiable feelings of betrayal and grief. She was an emotional wreck: One moment she was shouting and stomping around her house, the next moment she was sad and weepy. The adult children of that marriage were heart-broken to see the dissolution of their original family. They rallied around their mother who was, after all, the first aggrieved party. In turn, the unfaithful husband and father responded to his sons and daughters with cold detachment. This intensified the pain of his family
There are no winners in divorce, only losers. Divorce even hurts the community, yet there is so much of it.
extended family. There has been so much of it. I can honestly say that not one person has been better because of it. They all are poorer. I’m not talking about financial poorness ― although that often was an issue too ― I am talking about poverty of the heart, spirit and soul that is the worst of all human poverties. Spiritual poverty is the ultimate result of sin.
time of need. That fortress is a refuge designed for the rejected or deserted, the broken-hearted, and people who think they are unloved. In that refuge of God they will find unconditional love and acceptance even if it seems that their earthly world is falling apart.
[Click on image below or http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=indCvnD4Ji4 for Kevin LeVar "A Heart That Forgives"]