When your pastor has an affair…

Years ago, I was part of a thriving, lively church, with a lovely pastor, who had an affair. I arrived at church one Sunday morning, all expectant for a great service, but there was an unexpected somber tone to the meeting. At the end, it was announced that one of the pastors had admitted to…

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When someone betrays you…

I remember the first time I was betrayed.  I was 11 years old and sat on the school bus when a boy in front, handed me a grubby, much-folded note scrawled in pencil.  Will you be my girlfriend?  (it said) (And underneath, some multiple choice answers) Yes.  No.  Maybe. I uhmed and ahhed for a…

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