• Divorce,  life

    The Shattered Pieces

    When things fall apart, the broken pieces allow all sorts of things to enter, and one of them is the presence of God. – Shauna Niequist Denial. It’s a poison that many of us like to carry around with us, and it is something that can kill our dreams, those around us, even ourselves if we’re not careful. Unfortunately, denial is the poison I sipped upon for months after my divorce. I thought I was okay. I thought it wasn’t affecting me very much. And that’s the beauty of denial – it’s able to seep down into the deepest roots of our being, blind us to the truth, and destroy…

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    The D Word

    Today is my ten-year wedding anniversary. It’s been a challenging ten years – the most challenging of my life. But it’s been worth every minute. I wouldn’t change anything, to be honest, because every step and misstep has drawn me closer to my wife and has helped me to grow as an individual, a husband, and a father. Five years ago, I posted the following article on my blog. I meant for it to be a rant against divorce. Five years later, I feel the same way – if not stronger – in my vehement disgust at how casual this nation and culture views marriage. Today is my five year…