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What to Watch: Sanfords to Divorce

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South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's divorce from his wife of 20 years will become final in mid-March, a judge ruled today. He and his wife Jenny Sanford have spoke openly of their Christian faith.

In a recent FocusFamilyINSIGHT from Glenn Stanton, he juxtaposed Jenny Sanford with Gayle Haggard, both of whom recently published best-selling books on their husbands' infidelity.

Given the shattered marriage covenants due to the husbands' infidelities, both women have biblical grounds for divorce.Is one's decision more right, more virtuous than the other? Good question.Both women have important, honorable and ultimately pro-marriage and family reasons for their very different decisions.Gayle Haggard recently told Christianity Today her reason for staying,"I stayed because I believe in the teachings of Jesus, that if we choose forgiveness and love, our relationships can heal. …I wasn't going to let the struggle that had been going on with him disqualify or undo the 30 years of life we had built ...
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