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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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Home

Home. A word that can evoke plenty of emotion either good or bad. The Bible teaches when a person gets married they are to leave their father and mother and cleave or be glued to their spouse. I always taught … Continue reading

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The Number 1 Killer of Marriages

Our life group has been studying a book by David Clark, “Married but Lonely.” Almost no one in the group liked the writer’s approach, but it has opened some major conversation. Through the semester and gathering on all my past … Continue reading

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My Gayle

We noticed each other around 14 years old. We talked in the halls of our Junior High School and once in a while I walked her home from school. It was on one of those walks in the ninth grade … Continue reading

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Keeping Up Appearances

We are working on a book, “Married but Lonely” in our life group this semester. As I read, I am having flashbacks to early years in our marriage. I remember on a few occasions Gayle would ask me if we … Continue reading

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