Everyone longs to give themselves completely to someone,
To have a deep soul relationship with another,
To be loved thoroughly and exclusively.
But to a Christian, God says, "No, not until you are satisfied,
Fulfilled and content with being loved by Me alone."
"Being in love is a good thing, but it is not the best thing." - C.S. Lewis
My parents' marriage tragically ended in divorce. I still can't imagine the pain and loneliness that has caused them. In my life, it has caused me pain and struggle too. Watching their love end has made me doubt love. Buried deep inside me even today is this question: does love last? More specifically, can it last for me?
What happens to someone who commits suicide? Fr. Mike offers the Catholic Churches view on suicide in the video below. He offers hope to anyone who has considered suicide or experienced the impact of losing someone in this way. If you or someone you know struggles with suicidal thoughts, this video is for you.
In her book Primal Loss: The Now-Adult Children of Divorce Speak, Leila Miller compiled painful stories of men and women from divorced families and the struggles they've faced and still face today. Even as adults, they share how their parents' separation and divorce has impacted them.