Perhaps it was my own low self-esteem that left the door to my heart wide open. Perhaps it was lack of faith that took my eyes off Christ and on to others. Or, maybe it’s human nature to vacillate between flesh and spirit. And when flesh is winning we are the ultimate losers.
Whatever the reason, there have been a couple of season in my life, where the approval and desire to be with people ruled my heart. Large amounts of forgiveness were required when they did not live up to my expectation of them. So much so, that I found it impossible to fully and completely forgive until I turn and allowed Christ to take His rightful place in my heart.
One of those times was years ago when I went through a particularly difficult divorce. No divorce is easy, though some are better than others. Mine dealt with stalking and death threats from a man who was …
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