When I saw the title of this article, my heart sank. The article (worth a read before this) explores the ways there are of analysing and calculating the divorce rate, so far interesting to consider. The second part lists a series … Continue reading Whose marriage is at risk of divorce?
No matter how long you’ve been married, when it ends in divorce it can feel like it was all for naught. You committed, you worked, you argued, you resolved, you did every tiny thing you could think of to secure … Continue reading A-Z of Divorce: N…is for Naught
You marry; confident it’s forever. The wedding day was simply the beginning of the rest of your life. It turns out that divorced or married, your life is never so clear cut as to be mapped out from one event. Maybe … Continue reading A-Z of Divorce: M…is for Marriage
New Year is the contradiction and apex of the gift of a ‘new’ time-frame by which to measure things, and an abyss into which we stare without that we leave behind. Continue reading Unhappy New Year
Say the word ‘Mary’ and the phrase ‘meek and mild’ springs to mind. Yet when I actually think of Mary, meek and mild are the last words that describe her. Feisty, gutsy, bold and daring are words I’d associate more … Continue reading Royal Connections: Mary
This woman is the only person within the family tree described solely by status. And she’s not even mentioned as the wife of the person who has fathered her child. This was a challenging thought to me. If I was … Continue reading Royal Connections: Bathsheba
As I read the genealogy of Jesus, I was struck by the connection of Ruth to another of the women. Rahab was her mother-in-law. Now who knows what their relationship was like – history doesn’t record it – but I … Continue reading Royal Connections: Ruth