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Marriage On the Front Burner

July 8, 2019 - Marriage

I am a strong advocate for romance and passion between husband and wife. Instead of it being dull and routine, marriage needs to be kept on the front burner at all times. In the course of daily living, we...

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Ten Secrets to Being a Godly Dad

July 2, 2019 - Parenting

As men, we make decisions every day that affect our family’s wellbeing. Child rearing can be a daunting task. Balancing work with family, romance, and support of the kid’s various events without borrowing time from another day is a...

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Discipline–Punishment–Consequences

June 27, 2019 - Parenting

Children are a blessing—no doubt about it. But as parents, raising kids can be overwhelming. Failure to step up and do the right thing means the consequences will be born by society. But what’s the right thing? A young...

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Writing With Passion

June 24, 2019 - Writing

Since writing my first book, Thirteen Months, much has happened. The inspiration behind any story is key, and in the case of Thirteen Months this came from an experience that altered my life. Obviously, fiction is different. It may or...

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He Gives and Takes Away

June 20, 2019 - Miscellaneous

In an instant—life changes. It seems to make no sense and happens without warning. Whether it’s the loss of a husband, wife, or child, the reality cuts through us and our spirits crumble. For a moment our faith is...

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POVERTY

June 17, 2019 - Global Impact

As I sit in this airport on the way home, I can’t help but ask the question: If the simple life in America means we live with less—what does it mean for them? Living with less where we have been for...

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The Person My Dog Thinks I am

May 16, 2017 - Miscellaneous

I saw a bumper sticker that had the words of the title of today’s blog, and immediately identified with it. If you have a dog, you know it’s true. No matter what, our dogs love to be near us,...

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God’s Road

February 20, 2017 - Global Impact, God

An old Irish proverb states, “It is a long road that has no turning.” I am not a huge fan of most Irish proverbs since they often have to do with drinking, but this one embodies a truth we have...

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The Secret of Being a Good Dad

January 10, 2017 - Miscellaneous, Parenting

As men, we make decisions every day that affect our family’s wellbeing. Child rearing can be a daunting task. Balancing work with family, romance, and support of the kid’s various events without borrowing time from another day is a...

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Your Best Life Now Has Nothing To Do With Joel Osteen

December 29, 2016 - God

Sometimes denial is easier than reality. The first Christmas after Gwen’s death I recall telling friends and family that I was fine whenever they asked how I was doing. Then I’d offer a reassuring smile. I even told myself...

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