You Get What You Pay For

You Get What You Pay For

First and foremost, married sex is the best sex. It’s free. There is no guilt. There is no awkward follow-up conversation. There is no walk of shame. Your spouse is allowed to spend the night and leave clothes in one of the drawers. Did I mention you don’t have to pay for it? God honors […]

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Having A Kardashian Dating Moment?

Having A Kardashian Dating Moment?

I am praying that my bright, beautiful daughters will get happily married. I have been concerned that they may be more likely to find a “Kardashian relationship” than a Ruth-Boaz kind of marriage. But before they can get marriage right, they have got to get courtship right. Christian Dating has been a controversial topic for […]

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Help For Husbands, Part II

Help For Husbands, Part II

Previously, I wrote about two of the greatest needs that husbands have. As I’m personally on the pursuit to be a better husband, I am continually intrigued by other men who are striving with all of their might to be the best husbands that they can be, yet a biblically sound, simple, and wise approach […]

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Help For Husbands, Part I

Help For Husbands, Part I

The signs of husbands getting less love, appreciation, and attention than wives is evident in every facet of our culture. Jewelry for women far exceeds the prices listed for men. Valentine’s Day is focused on her and her affection. Mother’s Day gets more effort from families than Father’s Day which appears to be just a […]

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Love Springs Eternal

Love Springs Eternal

March Madness As the country gears up for the collegiate basketball tournaments, life actually shifts into another gear. With the advent of Spring, new life and new prospects are on the horizon. Some think of Spring cleaning, while others think of taking a vacation. With the dawning of Spring, the tenor of relationships often change […]

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Tender Moments

Tender Moments

The morning started like any other, four different alarm clocks sounded announcing the beginning of each family member’s day. Shouts resounded through the kitchen as each announced the appointments of their day just prior to closing the door. My husband reminded me of his annual physical and our early lunch date. Dressed in his favorite […]

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What are You Wearing on Your Wedding Day?

What are You Wearing on Your Wedding Day?

I had met my daughter’s husband only once before he asked, “I would like permission to date–no court–your daughter.” Court? I had never heard a person his age ask such a thing. I was waiting for the following line; this had to be good with that type of lead in. He continued and stated that […]

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No More Drama

No More Drama

Drama is great on stage and onscreen. Not so in relationships. Drama in relationships is draining, overwhelming, and debilitating. When there is drama in relationships, it destroys your focus, impacts your work productivity, pulls the puppet strings on your emotions, and freezes you from making any progress of any sort. When there is drama in […]

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Our Grandparents Were Right!

Our Grandparents Were Right!

An individual does not have to be in their teenage years to discover what generational differences are. They are real, run deep, and can cause definite issues. Generational differences run deeper than just music, clothing styles, technology, or history-shaping events. Although all of those issues are important, generational differences can be as simple as the […]

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A BIG Marriage Vision

A BIG Marriage Vision

Award-winning college football coach, Lou Holtz, provides this wisdom, “If you are bored with life, if you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things—you don’t have enough goals.” In many respects, reading this quote points people to organizational visions and mission statements or even personal bucket lists. I contend that […]

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