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December 13, 2011 - Marriage, Romance

On November 10th in my blog Love is … , I mentioned that there are ten things in marriage that are extremely important. I described the first one that day—Kindness. The next day, the blog Is Romance For Everyone?  looked...

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A Gorilla In The Closet?

December 6, 2011 - Miscellaneous

I feel the need to share something … rather strange. One night during Gwen’s illness, she turned to me and said, “Tell me—is there a Gorilla in your closet?” Now, she wasn’t delirious—she was trying to make me smile...

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Sheep … Or Goat?

December 5, 2011 - God

At face value (no pun intended) neither of those descriptions sounds great, but one actually is. We know from scripture that sheep are symbolic of those who faithfully follow Christ and trust Him. Even in Psalm 23, we are...

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Unto The Least Of These

December 2, 2011 - Eminent Dangers

Earlier this week I posted the blog, Is It Worth It To You? The photo I posted with it was accidentally labeled as an iStockphoto, but actually—I took it myself several weeks ago. I have re-attached it here because...

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Is It Worth It … To You?

November 28, 2011 - Global Impact, Serious Struggles

During Gwen’s final days on earth, she responded to a young girl she had mentored for years. Even though it was a difficult and painful time for Gwen, her heart was on everyone else. We’ll call the girl Jamie,...

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Christmas Troll?

November 23, 2011 - Miscellaneous

When we began having children, everything changed, especially the holidays. Wendy started it all when she came on the scene in … I can’t tell you the year—it’s a secret. But the picture I have included in this post...

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Ultimate Love

November 22, 2011 - Marriage

In the book Thirteen Months I allude to the ultimate love between a man and a woman. When I have spoken to groups, I’ve described this ultimate love. In blogs and articles I have written about it, and professed...

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A Season of … Joy?

November 21, 2011 - Serious Struggles

As we are approaching this holiday season, I am mindful that not everyone is without pain—many are suffering. Are you one of them? I’m asking because I’ve been there, and I learned quickly that people who love us—friends and...

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A Day To Remember

November 17, 2011 - Miscellaneous

Four years ago today I danced with my bride on a beautiful November evening. We were celebrating the marriage of our youngest daughter Andi, to Jason Clemons. It was a magnificent day. Gwen appeared as if she hadn’t a...

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For Men Only

November 16, 2011 - Men Only

In the process of understanding our relationship with our wives, what is the most important factor? Do we try our best to measure up to what we perceive as their expectations for us, or are we supposed to relate...

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