Join us next time as comedian Kenn Kington shares the highs and the lows of parenting. I hope you enjoy this very special conversation and remember to do something special for the loved one in your life. Jim: What did you expect him to do? We are so encouraged by what God is doing through this effort of Focus on the Family, Hope Restored, which is located there in Branson, Missouri and Rome, Georgia. Jim: Jeff you put the pieces together. So we had, you know, gone through some, you know, infertility issues and ended up getting pregnant with twins which was awesome and I really thought that was gonna change everything. So when I would have the girls I would try to be as positive and upbeat as I could be.
Jim: You got the answer. She is a woman that not only represents class and femininity, but carries a passion to impart the importance of understanding who we are as women. She'd been out looking at Christmas lights and I wasn't there. They have quite a story. I was lonely and desperate to know Jeff, but I kept feeling like I was hitting a brick wall.
If you missed last time, you really need to go download it or order it through Focus on the Family. One minute the family was enjoying a dinner out with friends. Because of the deception I was under, I filed for divorce and left Jeff after 10 years of marriage. Jim: Now when did you actually find out about the affair? How did that come out into the light and how did you respond? In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight. A riveting account of the power of prayer and redemption, this remarkable book offers renewed hope for even the most troubled marriages—and reveals why the rewards of restoration are well worth the wait. His grace is a miracle…and will be sufficient for whatever is before you. Is it through the divorce that you turn to God? This would make her happy.
Their faith and trust in God is not the product of a lifetime spent with God, but of two lives redeemed by God — and surrendered to his service. Cheryl: Yeah and I think, you know, talking about expectations, I watched soap operas growing up and that is really probably where I got my idea of what I thought marriage was supposed to be like. He will not talk to me and refuses any form of communication yet still professes to be a Christian. Cheryl: No, divorce was the answer because I thought I was in love with somebody else. Jim: And the Lord breathed life back into it. Jim: And it sounds like you were kind of in that category.
Young and ambitious, the two fell in love and and got married. That's probably she just want to -- thank him for sharing your home and you have to call we're able to get their pretty quickly right. With the help of her family and faith, she has found a way. Jim: What was the snapping point? Further it is also a very powerful illustration of God's redemptive power in marriage. She started her own magazine this year it's an online magazine called -- -- -- And it just launched in August and she has so much passion for that. We would love to hear about it! We lived five minutes from each other. And so, I was afraid again to say anything to Jeff.
She'd give you the shirt off her back and he needed it. I have been asked numerous times over the years how to have a long, successful marriage and I gave advice. Talk about where you were at spiritually at that time. She went from this big career to come in to Dallas and being a stay-at-home mom, you know, there with the two babies. And so, it was the sin of omission, you know, and really that I never loved her like God calls us to love our wives and, you know.
Jim: Was there something you missed? Not a girlfriend, my family or anything. But I would come home every day from the office to the apartment and many times she sitting on the couch crying. And we were just kind of living the California lifestyle. It was so great to hear that encouraging news about her progress yesterday what else in the doctor's telling you can about her prognosis. Better Together is brought to you by Datebox. She loves fashion she's passionate about writing.
I do not have peace with what has happened to us. He never came to the door mad at me; we never put the kids on the sidewalk. I was fearful of my dad growing up. About 3 months after he admitted that he missed me and has discovered that he truly loves me and has fallen in love with me for the very first time in our 13 year relationship. I am a Christian Pastor, and I have handed this book out to several people who I know are struggling in their marriage. Jeff: Well, yeah, at this point we had moved into our, what we affectionately call the shrine to our marriage now, our big mansion.