I stood on the front lawn and counted. Concern grew. One. Two. Three. Three neighborhood homes near mine housed a battle. Inside their walls marriages seemed to be imploding. As divorce waved its flag, I wondered, what could I do?
Comments from previously divorced Christian girlfriends came to mind. When they needed folks most, friends often fled the scene or simply turned up missing. Divorce creates uncomfortable and uncertain circumstances for many, friends included. Often we’re not certain what actions to take or words to speak. But what if we determined to intentionally love those weighted by divorce?
The second is like this, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” Mark 12:31 WEB
In the midst of marital splits stand our “neighbors” – our fellow man and very real people with hurting hearts. They live across the street, share familiar genealogical roots, sit in the next workstation or even in our church pews. Christians, how do we love those weighted by divorce? Here are 10 ways you and I can begin our outreach.
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