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The Simple Marriage Prayer That Will Put Your Focus On God

"When we pray these words, we are acknowledging that He is in control of us, and we are not in control of each other. It is offering our own will in exchange for God’s will."

Dear ‘Good Parents’: This Is How You Miss the Signs of Sexual Abuse in Your Child

How do good parents miss child sexual abuse? It is simple.

Twins Found Floating Face Down in Backyard Pool. 6-Yr-Old Who Can’t Swim Dives in After Them in Bold Rescue.

“They were completely gone, there was no life left in them. They were blue. They were limp. There was no heartbeat. There was nothing."

‘I Still Would Have Picked You’: A Goodbye Letter to My Wife After Divorce

My ‘goodbye after divorce’ letter to my wife continued…

I guess that sums up most of it. I have thought about this day a lot as it approached. And all I knew was I wanted to end “us” well. Sounds stupid I guess…to want to end our marriage in a “good way.” But I keep thinking back to that old movie The Lion in Winter. When the sons, in the dungeon, think they hear Henry coming down the stairs to kill them.

Richard says, “He’s here. He’ll get no satisfaction out of us. Don’t let him see you beg… Take it like a man!”

Geoffrey replied, “You fool! As if the way one falls down matters!”

Richard replied, “Well, when the fall is all that’s left, it matters a great deal.”

It was an honor to have you for 20 years. It will be my privilege to be a close friend [for] the rest of your life.

So I will end this with a few words with from the great theologian Cyndi Lauper.

“If you’re lost you can look — and you will find me
Time after time
If you fall I will catch you—
I’ll be waiting
Time after time”

With all my heart,
Michael

So that’s my letter to my ex-wife. If you are divorced, what might you write in an “open letter to my ex-wife”?

Michael Cheshire
Michael Cheshire
Located in Denver, CO, Michael is a unique voice for the world of faith. Having his roots in the evangelical church Michael has recently left the pack to expose the world to a new way of thinking as to what it means to know God in a culture where political beliefs and mean spirited actions are the defining qualities of the “religious.”

The Simple Marriage Prayer That Will Put Your Focus On God

"When we pray these words, we are acknowledging that He is in control of us, and we are not in control of each other. It is offering our own will in exchange for God’s will."

Dear ‘Good Parents’: This Is How You Miss the Signs of Sexual Abuse in Your Child

How do good parents miss child sexual abuse? It is simple.

Twins Found Floating Face Down in Backyard Pool. 6-Yr-Old Who Can’t Swim Dives in After Them in Bold Rescue.

“They were completely gone, there was no life left in them. They were blue. They were limp. There was no heartbeat. There was nothing."