Commitment | Consecration | Forgiveness | Reconciliation | Success

Here is the true story of Edith Taylor. It appeared in the Mar. issue of Guideposts, movingly written by Bob Considine, a noted author and newspaper columnist. Edith and her husband Karl lived until 1950 in Waltham, Massachusetts. They had been happily married for twenty-three years. Karl was a devoted husband. On his frequent business trips he never failed to write daily to his wife, but when the government sent him to Okinawa for a few months, and the months dragged into a year, with letters coming at longer and longer intervals, Edith began to worry. Then, after weeks of silence, came a letter: “Dear Edith, I wish there were a kinder way to tell you that we are no longer married . . .” Karl had written to Mexico for a divorce in order to be free to marry his young Japanese servant-girl Aiko. At this point Bob Considine says that if he had been making up the story, the rejected…

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