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The Unjust Judge in Divorce, in the Parable of the Persistent Widow, & in Life

I left the courtroom, again feeling drained. It’s been over seven years since my husband left. You’d think he’d be happier. You’d think he’d get on with his life. You’d think he’d let me get on with mine. You’d think the court systems would protect victims of verbal and emotional assault. You’d think I’d know better by now. In …

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For Love of God or Money: the Dishonest Steward in Marriage & Divorce

Sunday’s Gospel is one of my least favorite. It just doesn’t seem to make sense. You have a dishonest steward, caught in his dishonesty, who then is fired but allowed to keep working for a short while. In that short while, he calls in the master’s debtors and writes new promissory notes for reduced amounts and …

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Carry Your Cross – Surrender but Never Quit, Never Give Up

I don’t know why divorce happens sometimes, why every year people who certainly aren’t perfect, but who certainly have done nothing to deserve divorce or the kind of treatment a cruel, self-centered ex spouse delivers are forced to endure such trauma. Even less, do our innocent children deserve this kind of division, this kind of treatment, this kind of loss. This is …

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It Will Get Better Soon Part II – “Final” Divorce Trial Again or Maybe Not?!

The Divorce Trial Comes…and Goes Judges don’t want to deal with matrimonial disputes and divorce, but they need to know that half the people involved usually don’t want to deal with matrimonial disputes and divorce either. The only reason I can see anyone putting their divorce case up for trial must be because they are as …

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