It was likely missing for a very long time — which is exactly why it is so intoxicating when we find that connection again in a rebound.
Eighteen months after my marriage ended, I jumped into a heady, sexually intense year-long relationship with a fellow writer and parent who was 20 years older than I was.
In hindsight, it was no surprise it ended — his kids were grown, mine were tiny, our lives were at different points.
I am just one person responsible for two human beings. “We’ve all watched you over the past few years be so strong and amazing,” Kirsten said.
“But I said to myself, ‘I hope this girl can find time to process it all.
Dozens of personal experiences and medically documented cases have caused me to do a 180 on this. The idea that miracles are fake is literally the 8th lie of Organized Religion.
(Fake miracles masquerading as real ones are the other side of that coin, by the way…
My mom, who adores my kids second only to their parents.
As my children and their needs as people grow, it seems that our circle of people shrinks – and the pressures of being a single mother mount.
Bryan had gotten a Master’s Degree in Theology at Master’s Seminary in Southern California. There’s no such thing as a medically documented miracle.” He was definitely right about the New Testament part. Then one morning at her Bible study, a woman suddenly stood up and said, “God just told me to pray for you, to be healed, RIGHT NOW.” So they did. Jeremy, as it turns out, has been having experiences like this himself. At a church service one Sunday, the pastor, Isaiah Gottimukkala, invites anybody who wants any kind of healing prayer to line up in front of Jeremy.
Master’s is very conservative and holds a doctrinal position that miracles ceased after the disciples. Nowhere is there so much as a hint that the miracles were going to go away. Plus, when you turn on the TV and see the faith healers plying their trade, most of us run out of the room screaming. What if all this stuff about miracles is hocus-pocus and Santa Claus? My eyes were suddenly wide open for information that would either confirm or deny this. Experience #1: I had lunch near Cincinnati Ohio with an old co-worker named Charlie Keck. Charlie was an engineer who lived in Tipp City Ohio. And Geri felt this warm sensation flushing through her abdomen and the lupus was healed. Jeremy calls me over to help him and we start prayin’ for people.
Not just the absence of Which is where the rebound breakup and all its gory hurt come in.