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Getting a Grip on Divorce


DEAR BELOVED SON OR DAUGHTER OF GOD:


We’re so sorry that your family has been horribly affected by divorce. Divorce is a violent wound and can leave kids in shock and fear, wondering who will be there for them.  We promise to help your parents turn to you and listen. To do their best to care for your pain.

There are so many sorrows in life: illness, pain, death, divorce, and other unfair miseries. You may ask, Why would God let something this happen? Good question; let’s talk about it!

Adam_and_Eve_2GOD GAVE US FREE WILL.
God never wanted us to go through these things. But because he loves us—and doesn’t want to be a controlling puppet master—he also gave mankind the powerful gift of FREE WILL so that we get to make our own choices.

In the Garden of Eden Adam and Eve were FREE to choose God and his good ways . . . or FREE choose their own selfish desires. Tragically, they decided they were a whole lot smarter than God and made a very bad choice! They misused their freedom and now the whole world has to pay the price: we deal with suffering until we get to heaven. Because he won’t take away our precious gift of FREE WILL he permits evil to exist.

Everyone struggles with using free will properly. Every day we get tempted to choose what is right and good…or wrong and selfish. When someone chooses bad things—like divorce—they may not realize that it always hurts a lot of other people. Especially the kids.

264737_fullGOOD THINGS WILL COME FROM THE BAD.
We can;t know your unique situation, but please remember the GOOD NEWS is Jesus came to show us how to overcome life’s problems and find happiness that no one can ever take away. Don’t worry: even though there is still evil in the world, he promised he would bring GREATER GOOD out of the bad. So trust him, be patient, and keep your eyes open for his surprises!

Even when you don’t feel like it, he is with you.

He loves you.
He understands you.
He wants you to come to him.
He will listen to every sad, mad, bad, thing you need to say.

 Even with divorce or other sad or scary problems in your life, HE WILL NEVER LEAVE YOU.

TALK TO YOUR PARENTS.
So talk to both of your parents, if possible, or a wise and trusted adult.aa_hisp_dad_teen_son_walking_yard_smiles Talk to God, your Perfect Father, in your prayers.  Do you like to journal? Write down your fears, worries, thoughts, and feelings. Don’t forget your hopes and dreams, too. Keep it private or share it with your Mom or Dad.

We'll help your parents; they'll help you.

The "Surviving Divorce" Team

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