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Love

Last year, I began to write on the Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23): “Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law.” I am currently reminded these days on how LOVE CAN … Continue reading

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Be Completely Humble and Gentle…

I’m a bit more active on the blogging in this season for several reasons: 1) to see how things progress in this difficult time; 2) to check in with my sanity; 3) and hopefully, to show some progress out of … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Challenge

There are all sorts of Valentine’s Day challenges and ideas for a romantic day. One day.  Twenty four hours, and honestly, it may amount to a grand total of 2-3 hours with your special other.  Too many calories, too many … Continue reading

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Dear 21 Year Old Daughter

Dear 21 year old daughter: Don’t be in a hurry to marry.  Just because a lot of girls around you are graduating with their MRS and engagement rings, doesn’t mean it’s what you need to do.  Just because they have … Continue reading

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It’s Hard Work, This Marriage Thing

My marriage has been a work in progress from day one.   It seemed doomed to fail. After our first year, and then for 20 long years after, our marriage just seemed to get worse. Many would have cut their … Continue reading

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Gratitude Recalibrated

A story popped up on my Facebook yesterday, from Humans of New York.  Sometimes I find these stories a bit trite, but the opening words caught my eye: “I miss that we can’t go out and dance.  Or visit other … Continue reading

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The Assorted Small Stuff

This morning my sweet man brought me my morning coffee while I was still stretching out my kinks in bed.  A simple thing, but oh so powerful.  This small gesture makes me feel so loved and pampered. He’s the morning … Continue reading

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Nesting

I don’t know if this is a trait that most females possess, but I’ve certainly heard it referred to with expectant moms.  We want to fix the living space to be comfy and inviting. After the sale of our home … Continue reading

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Seduce Her

  We want it, guys. Yes, your wife of two, three, four, and even more decades still wants you to seduce her. Romance her.  In a sense, to claim her as yours (and please, for a moment, remove the Caveman image … Continue reading

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Peace

My devotions yesterday brought up this little gem.  And for some reason, it hit me between the eyes in a way it never had before.  This is usually a way that I know God is trying to tell me/teach me … Continue reading

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