Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘divorce’

I know that it has been a very, very long time since anything has been posted on this blog.  To be honest I’m not sure where to start or how to begin what I’m about to say.

Kevin and I have been separated for over 2 years.  I have given him chances and more chances.  I gave him an ultimatum with a list like counseling, getting a job and saving up money so we can be together. I extended the deadline.  I needed signs that Kevin loved me and wanted to repair our marriage.  Instead he pulled away, not talking to me for about 2 months while he read books related to his thesis. He called me a distraction. Grrrr.

Kevin made so many bad choices in our marriage. He made quite a few bad choices since we have been separated. Plus there were so many broken promises… To be honest Kevin put me in an extremely tough spot.  I prayed. I thought. I talked to my counselor.  I talked to my priest. I listened, talked and prayed some more til I came to a very sad conclusion.

Our marriage cannot be saved.  I have filed for divorce and will start the annulment process after our divorce is final.

Read Full Post »

Sister Margaret A. Farley R.S.M’s book: “Just Love. A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics,” stated that homosexual acts, masturbation, and divorce can be morally acceptable.  Now the Vatican has corrected this wayward nun, reaffirming the sinfulness of homosexual acts, masturbation, and divorce.  The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith asserts that her book contradicts Catholic doctrine.  The Vatican had sent Sr.  Farley notification of the doctrinal problems in her book but since she failed to clarify or fix the errors the CDF proceeded to publish the Notification  in defense of the faith. The Pope gave his approval of Cardinal Levada’s corrections.

“The Vatican asserts that Sr. Farley’s book contains ‘erroneous propositions, the dissemination of which risks grave harm to the faithful’ and expresses deep regret that Sr. Farley ‘affirms positions that are in direct contradiction with Catholic teaching in the field of sexual morality.'”

Cardinal William Joseph Levada corrects Sr. Farley’s opinions:

In her book, Sr. Farley claims that homosexual relationships and activities “can be justified according to the same sexual ethic as heterosexual relationships and activities.” “This opinion is not acceptable,” declares the Vatican Notification.

In its Notification, the Vatican clarifies that while people with homosexual tendencies must be respected, in no way can homosexual acts or unions be approved. Homosexual acts, the Vatican reiterates, are “acts of grave depravity.”

The Vatican distinguishes between “persons with homosexual tendencies and homosexual acts.” While persons with homosexual tendencies must be treated with respect, compassion and sensitivity, and “every sign of unjust discrimination in their regard should be avoided,” nevertheless homosexual acts are “intrinsically disordered.”

The CDF also condemned Sr. Farley’s views on homosexual unions. Sr. Farley urges that U.S. legislation should support “social recognition and legal standing to unions between lesbians and gays,” making such unions equal to heterosexual unions. “This position,” states the Notification, “is opposed to the teaching of the Magisterium.”

On masturbation, Sr. Farley had written that it “usually does not raise any moral questions at all,” and maintains that it is not a moral issue, and can actually benefit relationships.

The Vatican refutes this, explaining: “The deliberate use of the sexual faculty, for whatever reason, outside of marriage is essentially contrary to its purpose. For here sexual pleasure is sought outside of the sexual relationship which is demanded by the moral order and in which the total meaning of mutual self-giving and human procreation in the context of true love is achieved.” Contrary to Farley’s assertions, the Vatican says masturbation is, “an intrinsically and gravely disordered action.”

Sr. Farley also maintains that divorce is sometimes acceptable, stating that marriages may be “subject to release” especially in situations “in which too much has changed” in the relationship.

“This opinion,” states the CDF Notification, “is in contradiction to Catholic teaching on the indissolubility of marriage.” The Vatican declares that not only is divorce illicit, but also in cases of marriage after divorce, “the new union cannot be recognized as valid.”

Kudos to the Vatican for correcting this wayward nun in such a public manner in defense of the faith.

Read Full Post »

I Must Follow if I Can

...there is no knowing where you might be swept off to.

The Pierce Farmstead

Lessons learned while playing in the dirt.

Political Fireball

New Mexico's Conservative Voice

JunkScience.com

All the junk that’s fit to debunk.

The Foxhole

Unapologetic Patriot

Awake and Unafraid

Collections of words.

The Gingerarchy

Through Ginger Colored Glasses

Vitality 101

Getting well NOW through comprehensive medicine!

The Blog Of Monte Cristo

A Blog with a Good Heart but a Sketchy Reputation and a Bit of a Pirate Streak

Queen Of Liberty™

An Originalists view of The World We Live In Today

pundit from another planet

the best news you can get without a security clearance

sentinelblog

GOLD is the money of the KINGS, SILVER is the money of the GENTLEMEN, BARTER is the money of the PEASANTS, but DEBT is the money of the SLAVES!!!

Bold Spicy News

www.BoldSpicyNews.com

Regular Right Guy

Full Caf Americano®

writing to freedom

words to inspire and empower

Poetgeneral

LITERATURE- THOUGHTS - LIFE - WORDS - BUSINESS

The Oil for Your Lamp

"My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge." (Hosea 4:6)

La Audacia de Aquiles

"El Mundo Visible es Sólo un Pretexto" / "The Visible World is Just a Pretext".-

Christian Patriots

Christians and Patriots spreading the truth

The Grey Enigma

Help is not coming. Neither is permisson. - https://twitter.com/Grey_Enigma

Ace News Services

" This is our daily news that we feel is important & we want to tell people about the truth behind the story "

The Isaiah 53:5 Project

Life: the time God gives you to determine how you spend eternity

UPROXX

The Culture Of Now

TIME

Current & Breaking News | National & World Updates

rhymeafterrhyme

Come join Will Scribe as he fights his crusade, rooting out the Dragons that need to be slayed.

Barracuda Brigade

100% committed to common sense conservative principles!

VatiKos Theologie

Bible Theology Spirituality

somebodylovesmeblog

Sharing God's love with the world, one heart at a time.

dmunoz1943

A great WordPress.com site

Myjourney_Jr

My Daily Thoughts on Myself , You, and Around The World Happenings

III Percent Solution

Sed neque me paenitet, patriae vitam dare.

walk by grace alone

For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art. ~~H.W. Longfellow

Conservative Free Thinkers

A Safe Place for Free Thinkers

FaITH and Poetry

Springs from the mind of a Catholic

Natural News Tracker

World Health News Headquarters

Struggling with Modernity

Musings of a Reactionary Whippersnapper

A Culture of Life

The Blog of Family Life International NZ

New York Post

Your source for breaking news, news about New York, sports, business, entertainment, opinion, real estate, culture, fashion, and more.

Howington Family

A shared blog by family members

transcendingbordersblog

A TWINKLING STAR- BRINGING A DASH OF HOPE, INSPIRATION AND LOVE IN YOUR EVERY DAY LIFE!

Cmblake6's Weblog

Things will arise. I will comment.

Living the Reality of Jesus

How many of us actually do?

The Rio Norte Line

Est. 2010 - "Dishonest, diversionary and pompous..."

Eye-Dancers

A site devoted to the Young Adult sci-fi/fantasy novel The Eye-Dancers

Cry and Howl

Let not him that girdeth on his harness boast himself as he that putteth it off. I Kings 20:11