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Third Sunday in Lent

John 4:5-42 The Samaritan woman said to Him, “How is it that you, a Jew, ask a drink of me, a woman of Samaria?” Here is a woman who is rejected by her peers. She has had four husbands and the man she is living with is not her husband. We must realize what it meant to be a divorced woman in those days. Women did not divorce their husbands. Only husbands could divorce. Women were considered “property”. The tenth Commandment was not to covet a man’s donkey, property, or wife. The woman was among those included as donkeys and other property. All that was needed was a signed piece of scrap paper and saying three times, “I divorce you.” That was it. In other words, she had been rejected by four husbands. They might have married her for the physical reason. When they got through with her they dumped her back to the market.  Read more

Dealing With Marriage Infidelity

FINDING FREEDOM FROM PAIN AND CLOSURE TO LOVE Before we can resolve emotional pain we must know where it comes from. It is natural to believe your pain comes from what happened and who did it. As long as one thinks this way, they will always be a victim of what happened and will not be able to find closure to move on in their life.  Read more

Dealing With Marriage Infidelity

One of the most misunderstood words in our language is "Forgiveness". We need to know what it is not, what it is and to know how to do it. Forgiveness does not mean what was done was alright and we can start all over as if nothing ever happened. If your best friend cheats you and you forgive them it does not mean you have to trust them.  Read more

Dealing With Marriage Infidelity

The problem here is, we have what is called separate realities. There is an event that happens to both. The event creates different thoughts that create different feelings: +feeling = +thought --- EVENT --- thought = -feeling You cannot know how she is feeling about the event, but you can know the feeling she has about this event when you feel the same about another. EVENT = FEELING = EVENT  Read more

Dealing With Marriage Infidelity

These sessions can be seen as setting boundaries. There are two ways to set up boundaries. We can set up external boundaries to get internal peace or we can get internal Peace to set up external boundaries. Advice columns try to set up external boundaries. They give good advice on what to do and say. Setting up external boundaries gives one a sense of peace of mind to think in a positive way. The problem comes when the boundary is broken by the other person. It can easily bring back the old fear, hurt and anger.  Read more

What's in Your Mindset?

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