“To Forgive My Father” Children of Divorce and the Parable of the Prodigal Son

Frank Weathers has a tremendously powerful post on his blog about how he came to forgive his father for the affair that ended his parents' marriage when he was five years old.¬† It is a truly inspirational story of the power of grace and the fruit of forgiveness.In reading Frank's reflection, I was reminded of Elizabeth Marquardt's important¬†research on the spiritual lives of children of divorce.¬† One aspect of that research is that she found that adult children of divorce often have a very di … [Read more...]