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Why There Will Be Days We Want To Hide Away

Confession time. I’ve noticed that when I’m not at my best, I tend to hide away. Those are the days and weeks that I delete social media from my phone, stop returning calls and texts, and disappear from the world a little – silencing my voice and sinking back into the shadows where no one… Continue reading Why There Will Be Days We Want To Hide Away

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The Scandal of Grace {Anatomy of an Affair: Part 1}

You can catch up on our marriage story here. We were the couple with the marriage others envied. By our late twenties we were earning enough to live comfortably, we had the little white house in the suburbs, new cars we loved, two beautiful kids, and were even heavily involved in ministry at our church.… Continue reading The Scandal of Grace {Anatomy of an Affair: Part 1}

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The Scandal of Grace {Tell Me Every Little Thing}

You can catch up on our “marriage story” here.  “Tell me anything and everything. I want to know you, everything little about you. Even the secret corners of your heart that feels hardest to let be seen and known. I want to know those places most of all.” Fast forward to our 15th anniversary, February… Continue reading The Scandal of Grace {Tell Me Every Little Thing}

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The Scandal of Grace {His Side of the Story: How We Healed}

{You can catch up on Anthony’s first post “Leave Or Love” here} …..But how? How could we go on, much less heal from here? It would start with just one offering of kindness and selfless grace that I didn’t always feel like giving, at a time. Because when my heart was crushed, if I was going… Continue reading The Scandal of Grace {His Side of the Story: How We Healed}

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The Scandal of Grace {Leave or Love}

You can catch up on our story from the beginning here. I didn’t know it yet, but this was the day my wife would tell me she had been having an affair with another man. As I was leaving work that afternoon a co-worker asked me why I was smiling and what I had to… Continue reading The Scandal of Grace {Leave or Love}