Walking the Christian Life

With divorce comes pain and we all will typically do anything we can to ease that pain, often resulting in foolish decisions. I know after my divorce I questioned my faith in God and His will for my life, but now I understand more than ever He has a plan for me, as He does for you. I am, by far, not a perfect Christian example but I am running after Him developing the relationship.

Contained in this website are hundreds of articles that I have written which reflect my sinful nature and my desire to live for God. My life is much more than my divorce; my life is about my struggles, successes and my walk with God. The essence of WalkingTheChristianLife is to show others that they are not alone in their struggles, whatever they may be.

Here is a good place to start:

 
Walking the Christian Life
Walking in God’s Grace

Coping with Divorce and Life After Divorce

People often try coping with divorce on their own. They are embarrassed, ashamed or too prideful to reach out to others and ask for help. Coping with divorce is much more than surviving one more day; it is about accepting the situation, dealing with feelings and letting go of the past.

Forgiveness plays a major role and this includes forgiveness of yourself. It doesn’t happen overnight but practicing forgiveness will bless your life in many areas, not just when getting a divorce.

Life after divorce usually takes on a whole new feeling and meaning. Divorce isn’t the end, it is a new chapter, and even though most of us never thought divorce would happen, we have to accept it and move on. Life after divorce will be what you make of it and don’t settle for surviving when you can thrive. Take this time to rebuild your life and work on your issues through self-improvement and setting goals.

Check out these links for additional information:

Child Custody and CoParenting
Coping with a Divorce
Christian Divorce Books and Resources
Life After Divorce
Is God to Blame for My Divorce?
What the Bible Says About Divorce
Will Anyone Love Me Again after a Divorce

Dating after Divorce and Remarriage After Divorce

Dating after divorce is something you will eventually consider. There is no set time frame to go about dating; however, you do need to be prepared by working on your relationship skills and issues before getting into a new relationship. Marriage never has and will never be easy so the more time you invest upfront in the dating process may keep you from making a huge mistake.

Second and third marriages fail because people fail to resolve their baggage before entering into a new marriage. Take the time to understand yourself and work on the things in your life that are damaging your relationships. You can have a blessed and healthy marriage after a divorce, but it will take work. Marriage can’t be set on autopilot and survive. Eventually, it will crash. God wants good things for us, and it’s not His fault when our relationships don’t work out, it’s ours.

Here is a good starting point, check out these links:

Dating after Divorce
Remarriage after Divorce
Online Dating Guide

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