Found out yesterday that the apartment complex has accepted my application. I’ll be moving in most of my stuff this weekend. Lots to do between now and then to make it ready for habitation. Not so much for myself, because I can sleep on the floor — but my kids, whom I have this weekend,… Continue reading Accepted!
I’m still waiting on hearing back from the apartments I applied to live at if they’d take me. It’s a strange situation. Never pictured myself here, but really it makes sense from their perspective to be cautious. The bottom line is this: The bank foreclosed on the house of my marriage. My ex, while we… Continue reading Financial Deliverance
Had to drop the little girl off at daycare today after having her for a whole week. Everyone asked if we were going to do anything “fun.” But really, t’s a lot of the routine stuff that I miss: figuring out what we were going to eat from day to day, making sure she’s in… Continue reading Spring Break is Different This Time Around
It’s a familiar refrain for men. The ex got most of the stuff from the house. Thankfully, I have a bed already for myself and my daughter, a desk, and a lounging chair that will probably go into my daughter’s room for reading time, but my dryer is unusable (gas vs. electric) in an apartment,… Continue reading Rebuilding the Home
I know what the tagline says, but forget that for a second. This isn’t my story. It’s God’s. Everything I am or do that is good or useful is due to my relationship with Him — the relationship He drew me to, not by any merit on my part. My entire identity rests in who… Continue reading Whose Story Is It?
This blog is intended to serve primarily divorced fathers. I am not a counselor. I claim no expertise whatsoever except that I’ve sadly had to live through a lot of pain associated with divorce and being separated from my children. Whether your situation mirrors mine precisely or not, whether you’ve made mistakes in your past,… Continue reading Redeeming Hope