Category Archives: Marriage

On Love

When most people say they love someone, they do not mean “I’ve made a commitment to place your needs above my own.” They usually mean “I like the way you make me feel or what you do for me.” James … Continue reading

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It is Not Good – Isolation

“A man who isolates himself seeks his own desire; He rages against all wise judgment.” Proverbs 18:1 (NKJV)

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It is Not Good

So in the creation story in Genesis, God creates and then declares each day (accept the second day, I believe) that His creation is “good.” This happens days 1-5 of creation. Then on day six, man is created and God … Continue reading

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Holy Middle Ground – Part 2

I found this quote in a book I’m reading (“What It Means to Be a Man“). It fits perfectly with my original post on “Holy Middle Ground.” “Combine the extremes, and you will have the true center.” Karl Wilhelm Friedrich … Continue reading

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Building Better Marriages – Tip 3 – The “DTR”

Back in my single days, the letters “DTR” meant “define the relationship.” It was that awkward relationship stage where maybe you had been out on several dates with a member of the opposite sex and the point had come where … Continue reading

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Building Better Marriages – Tip 2 – 5 Foot Rule

I’m not sure where I learned this tip from, but it’s a good one. The general idea is that upon arriving home from a day at work, spend the next 15 minutes within about 5 feet of your spouse. Don’t … Continue reading

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Building Better Marriages – Tip 1- A 3D Marriage

I had a very practically minded seminary professor named Dr. Bennett. I think that was his name – I forget just about everything. But I’ll never forget one of his marriage tips – the 3-D marriage: Dialogue Daily Date Weekly … Continue reading

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