Grace and Frankie: What’s So Funny?

“’He is making a joke, no,’ Will said.
‘But he likes to think he is making a joke, yes.”
– John Flanagan, The Emperor of Nihon-JaGrace and Frankie

We’re think laughing at someone’s pain is nothing more than petty cruelty, and we think most people agree.

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Three Obstacles to True Forgiveness

Barbed Wire

For a wife who is dealing with her husband’s sexual sin, part of the process of forgiveness includes coming to an understanding of what she has truly lost by the betrayal, and then beginning to release the debt of the offense against her. If she doesn’t go through this process, I’m not sure she can truly say “from her heart” […]

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Cultivating your BFFs

women friends

A few years ago, there was a short-lived reality show called My New BFF, where young women competed for the privilege of being Paris Hilton’s “New Best Friend Forever”.  It was a one-sided proposition where Paris the celebrity, auditioned those eager to earn the privilege of entering her world. The title of Friend came at […]

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Questions Wounded Wives Ask


Renee, you’ve been telling us about the WIFEBOAT Online Support Groups.  What sort of topics will you cover in this program? The WIFEBOAT Online Support Group will be 2 hours a week for 12 weeks.  After we take some time to share our stories, each session will have a short teaching on subjects relevant to […]

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Expectant Waiting


We are the people of instant gratification.  We put things in the microwave and they’re cooked within seconds, we get food out of windows within two minutes of ordering, have information instantly available at the touch of our fingertips and travel at speeds unheard of in previous generations.  So having to wait for something important […]

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