I didn’t think my first return post would be for literally everyone except those suffering unhappy Marriages, yet that’s where God led with Sunday, September 10th’s readings.
As always, God’s Wisdom is right on target. When something as important as Marriage, divorce, and family are involved, sometimes it makes sense to go those around the struggle before going to those in the struggle.
When stuck in a loveless Marriage the wounded can be blinded by isolation, worthlessness, fear, confusion, anger, and betrayal while the abandoner can be blinded by boredom, self-pity, lust, greed, and selfishness. Maybe both husband and wife want out, and both are blinded by pride, sloth, despair, and short sightedness.
It’s no wonder so many of the struggling fall and then slide further down their mountains! A small stumble without someone steady to lean on, generally leads to a bigger decline.
Fortunately, you can be counted on to stand for a struggling Marriage.
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