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Haters Gonna Hate

I’ve talked here often about how I’ve been judged through my separation and divorce process (heck, I was even judged for the kind of wife I was) and how much pain that added to my already broken and fragile heart. And I was reminded of the harshness of judgment when I...

Is Divorce an Unforgivable Sin?

When I first announced my separation, I lost several speaking engagements.  On the one hand, I understood where the people were coming from, being a former women’s ministry director, but I have to admit, I felt such shame in those moments. I think one of my blog...

Judge Me

For over fifteen years, I have been quietly living a horror story underneath the reality that I showed the world.  As the final chapter is currently being written, I have felt a nudging and a releasing to share that story with others for one reason and one reason...

Things I Couldn’t Do

Originally run as a Guest Post on jamiecallowayhanauer.com on 10.17.13 Someone recently emailed me to say that she is in a difficult marriage and is in ministry and doesn’t know if she’ll be divorcing but she was encouraged to see on my speaking page that I have a...

Permission Granted

A colleague was recently working on her most recent book, Permission Granted: And Other Thoughts on Living Graciously Among Sinners & Saints, and asked if she could include a story about me.  I said of course, and here it is below.  Grateful for people who stand...

All Judged Out

When you first announce your separation in tiny little pieces, you are terrified.  What will people think, say, do?  Will there be judgment?  How badly will it hurt? Divorce comes in two waves of pain.  The first wave is the obvious: your marriage has fallen apart and...