It is normal for a sole parents to feel an over-whelming sense of loneliness. From my personal observation and experience, I have noticed that the enemy preys on sole parents – trying to disable any plans/vision or hope that God has inspired for them and their children. The enemy is so cunning…
John 10:10 – The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I have come so they can have life. I want them to have it in the fullest possible way.
Coming out of a separation or divorce, there is legitimately a void in your life. Often, as humans we want quick fixes, quick solutions. We are too impatient to wait on the Lord and His timing and often take things into our own hands. The pain is legitimate and we try and do whatever it takes to ease of the pain. Mostly, our quick fixes take us into a further element of pain and hurt, feeling abandoned and rejected. Our needs could be feelings of being ostracized, alienated, not fitting in, sexual deprivation, lack of intimacy, not feeling cared for, having to make decisions alone and the list goes on..
Whatever our needs be, no matter how hard, how painful, God promises healing…
Psalm 147:3 – He heals those who have broken hearts. He takes care of their wounds.
This is an absolute promise. God doesn’t say “He may consider healing us”, he says: “He Heals”! This means that absolutely, God will heal, He’ll take the pain away, He will restore your heart, he will take care of all the damage to every wound you have inflicted, whether physically, emotionally, mentally…He will heal!
He also promises us in His Word that we are never alone.
Isaiah 41:1 – So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Deuteronomy 31:6 – Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.