I am believing God that this isn’t the end of our story.  I am hoping and praying that there are many more chapters to come – wonderful chapters.  But this is the chapter we’re in now.  It’s a chapter that started a little over 3 years ago.  It’s a terrible, painful, life altering chapter.  But God is faithful.  In all of the mess that is this chapter, His love shines through.  His sustaining power can be seen everywhere.  My hope is that His redemptive power is what will prevail.  That it will be the reason for all the chapters to come. The Big Compromise LikeRead More →

The slow fade is what I’m calling the part of our story in between the first five or six years of marriage and the time we’re still in now.  These years were all over the place, filled with many highs and many lows.  It was during these years that I began to realize some of the realities of my love’s sexual addiction.  It was during these years that God began to teach me what unconditional love really looks like.  A Dream Dies There was no area in which that truth was more evident than in our pursuit of that big family.  While the early yearsRead More →

Falling in Love We met when we were 16, became a couple within months of meeting and were completely enamored with each other in almost no time. We were young, but even then it was obvious to us and to most everyone who knew us that we were meant for each other.  There was just something about us that fit together like puzzle pieces.  We waited the years that our parents made us wait and then we got married.  We were 20, we were broke and we had no idea what the rest of our life was going to look like, but we knew weRead More →

  Welcome to His Dearly Loved Daughter, I’m so glad you’re here!  I’d like to take this opportunity to tell you a few things about me.  My story is not unique. It is the story of countless women all over the world and throughout time. Perhaps it’s your story too.  I struggle to find my identity in a God who loves me passionately as I live my life loving a husband who breaks my heart over and over again as he battles to break free from sexual addiction. This particular story is so isolating. If it is your story too then we need each other. Read More →