causing separation

See: divisive
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So I started at what I believe is the heart of the matter: sharing with the congregation what I have shared here, and calling on each of us to search our hearts for anything causing separation from God, to repent and seek forgiveness and the direction of the Spirit.
According to the airline's press statement the inner surface of the number-one engine left-hand D duct collapsed, causing separation of a section of the duct structure, and some sparks might have occurred because of the proximity of the debris to the engine exhaust.
These include being a distraction from homework or household chores (37 percent), causing separation among family members (33 percent), making it hard to get kids' attention (22 percent) and being a source of arguments among family members (15 percent).