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What Couples Do To Destroy Their Marriage

I asked Gayle to marry me in ninth grade, we were engaged at seventeen and married at nineteen. We agree with the statement, anyone married more than six months can find grounds for divorce. I’m going to share some of … Continue reading

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Two Amazing Encounters

Last week, I was in Boston. One night after dinner, I was walking around Back Bay, just taking in the city. I saw a man, Jack from East Boston, sitting on a plastic crate rattling a cup of change. He … Continue reading

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3 Redeeming Qualities of Marriage

As I write, Gayle and I have been married 44 years and 8 months. That is long enough to have most the kinks worked out but I’m sure not all of them! Here are three amazing things marriage has taught … Continue reading

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Why I Rarely Do Weddings!

As a person who once served as a pastor and now involved in men’s ministry, I’m regularly asked to perform a wedding ceremony. 99.9% of the time, I refuse. Honestly, I rarely can muster any excitement when I see people … Continue reading

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I Had A Dream!

Two nights ago, I had a vivid, clear, movie like dream. My wife of 43 years had been out somewhere and was mugged. A young, strapping, 19-year old, named Colby, fought off her attackers and saved her. The first scene of … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Marriage: The Crucible for Growth

It is amazing how when two very flawed people come together in marriage, most expect the perfect marriage to be the result. At minimum, most expect to be happier together than they were by themselves. Analyzing those statements reveals our expectation … Continue reading

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How To Enjoy Marriage; Perspective On Our 42nd Anniversary

42 years ago, I had been nineteen for twenty days, when Gayle walked down the aisle to become my wife. We met early in Jr. High School. One day in 9th grade, I walked her home from school and on the … Continue reading

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