-------- Original Message --------
||Sunday, May 16, 2004 10:13 AM
Quoting Danny Shelton ...:
You keep saying that I trash you to people, but I am shocked at how many people you have trashed me to.
For instance, talking to D***** S*****, (your ex mother in law) is
like putting it in the newspaper and I'm sure that's what you
had in mind. But you should know this plan is not working.
Correction: I've said nothing to D***** S*****.
When people in town call me and tell me what they've heard, all I have
to do is tell them that you think it's ok to have a phone relationship with
another man with conversations from 1-4 hrs at a time, several times a week.
They all are shocked that you believe this is ok to do. I don't talk to them
about adultery, I don't bad mouth you, I simply tell them that though you have
promised many times in the last 3 months or more to stop, you now are
talking to him several times a week.
Correction: Once again you are giving them a partial story, (as you have
done all along)...additionally, if you told them what you have done: trashed my
name and reputation to 3ABN workers, the SDA Church and the WORLD completely
ruining my ministry, they would have a much different perception of you. No
matter how you want to sugar-coat it, this is nothing short of vicious and
demonic...especially since when this thing started you had no proof and
your "guesses" about this relationship were completely wrong!!
The ones who have called me from learning about this through the D*****
S***** ****** system, immediately say they cannot believe that you, as a
Christian and 3ABN Vice President can think this is ok. I don't even have to tell
them about your planned vacations togather, while we're still married. That
would be too shocking to them.
Any married person knows that it is wrong to have this kind of
relationship with another person of the opposite sex, over your husbands or wife's
Correction: Again, you fail to mention the professional relationship we
have had beginning first with Nathan, and then progressing to this incredibly
high stress and destructive circumstance that you have personally orchestrated.
There are good and bad ways at looking at a subject. Normally men who
love their wives will try to portray their "loved ones" in the most appealing
light, even if they are experiencing communication problems. You have most
decidedly with great determination showed me that you DO NOT LOVE ME since you have
chosen to portray a picture of your wife in the worst possible
light...taking 25% truth and mixing it with 75% error.
The people who have called me locally, after hearing about this through
the D***** S***** system, are not even Christians, yet they immediately respond,
"I can't believe Linda can believe it's alright to talk to another man over
your objections. I wouldn't have put up with it this long, I would have
booted my spouse out.
B***** E***** is not the only one hearing it through the D***** S***** system.
Guess how it could have gotten to city hall? Who would have ever guessed you
would be using ... to spread false rumors about me.
Correction: None of this has been initiated by me.
I think you remember that last time you and me and your ex in laws were
all at city hall, I was rescuing you from ....
Fortunately, I was your knight in shining armor at that time and was
able to help ....
My how things have changed in our relationship...now you're the one firing
the shots instead of trying to protect me...under the guise of "standing for
principle." How does your actions fit with the principle of "Husbands,
love your wives as Christ loves the church?"
Your trying to gain support from the world is only backfiring for you as
even the world knows there cannot be 3 people in a marriage relationship.
Please get on your knees to God and give up your foolish pride and ask
God to forgive you of this terrible sin. Once you've given it to God, I'm
willing to forgive you as we're still married and I love you very much.
I already have asked God to forgive my known and un-known sin. As far as
the marriage is concerned, I will need to see you give up your foolish pride
and make right the sins you have committed against me. The fact is DAN, that
my reputation and ministry are DESTROYED! The question is "Who started the
rumors?" "Who altered the facts to where people all over think "Linda has
been unfaithful to her husband and as a result is getting fired from 3ABN?"
Who, as President, tolerated my own workers getting interviewed in an attempt to
find reason to fire me...since talking to a man on the phone was not enough??"
Once we're divorced, or once I know that you've met him again, somewhere
to physically be with him, it will be too late.
He has you right where he wants you, totally, in your own words,
"trusting him". He is not a Christian, he's being used by the devil. I'm amazed at
how quickly the world recognizes this fact that he has been a snake in the
grass, yet you claim to still see him as your piece of chocolate cake, that you intend to have.
Correction: Once again, as always, you are drawing conclusions without acquiring the facts...from me.
I also am aware that you have talked to B***** D. That also has failed,
as Walt has brought her son, who as you know is a 3ABN board member, up to
date, on the truth of this relationship as well as your position and work
relationship here at the ministry.
Correction: I am not interested in searching out people to tell my story.
But if they come to me and ask me about it, I will tell them the truth.
B***** came to me.
I think I will always love you, but I won't always be here to take you
back in the future. I have to go on with life. I can't worry about all the
places that you're planning to meet this doctor for vacations and time alone
togather anymore. Yes, I think I'll know about the when's and where's,
but I have a ministry to run and need to consentrate on that.
Correction: Love?? I don't believe, under the circumstances, you even
know what it is. However, I am still praying that God's will may be done in
this situation. Considering you are insisting in buying out my half of the
house, this (once again) sends a strong message to me that you want a divorce.
This combined with your e-mails to my family, the typed document of how you
want to divide our property, your insults, condemnation and continued negativity,
your actions putting down your wife, ETC., ETC., ETC., sends a strong message
to me that you want a divorce. Although I have not initiated this action, I
will grant you the divorce you are seeking with great determination... and
although it will be VERY DIFFICULT for me under the circumstances, I will go on
with my life too.
If you want to talk please give me a call, otherwise I'll try not to
bother you anymore.
Friday evening and Sabbath morning, May 14 and 15, was just one more
time that I had my hopes up, but you, once again had to talk to the doctor
and let him discourage you from staying in your marriage and ministry. I would
hate to be him on judgement day.
Correction: This is so laughable it doesn't even deserve a reply. "Your hopes up??"
Even if you decide to divorce me, which you've said your going
to do for the last several weeks, I still would like to part
friends. Who knows, we might need each other in the future.
I still love you very much