The wilderness has oasis. And freedom. And others who have chosen the wilderness over captivity.
There’s a quote I love that represents a life lesson I’ve been learning the past few years…
WHAT IF, WHEN YOU THINK YOUR WORLD’S FALLING APART… IT’S REALLY FALLING INTO PLACE?
‘Falling Apart’ became very real to me a few years ago when I hit rock bottom… reached empty… at the end of myself… and the end of decades of denial.
Denial that the marriage covenant I had vowed to uphold and give my heart and whole life to was anything but a two-way covenant.
Although a man laid his head next to mine each night, although my children called someone ‘dad’, although he did his part providing us all a place to call home, I was single-handedly, single-heartedly alone in love.
Whatever love I gave freely was taken, seldom returned, and only with an agenda in tow.
Whatever love I hesitated in giving was guilted, shamed, smooth talked from my grasp.
I was alone and, after…
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