The Center Of Marriage

November 11, 2011 - Marriage

In my post, The Standard of Love, I spoke of a relationship within marriage where God is in the center and Jesus is Lord. But how do we get to that point? Is it something we simply accept and...

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Love is …

November 10, 2011 - Marriage

It sounds great—“If you want a good marriage, make sure God is in the center of it.” Yeah? What on earth does that mean—to place God in the center? It makes sense that you build a good marriage that...

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New Life

November 9, 2011 - Miscellaneous

In June of 2007 I took Gwen to Brookwood hospital in Birmingham because she was suddenly having stomach pain. It was there we discovered she had a rare and devastating form of stomach cancer. That hospitalization involved many tests...

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Quote From Gwen

November 7, 2011 - Miscellaneous

“There is a lesson and a purpose in everything we experience, Don. We don’t always know what that is, but we don’t need to—we just have to be obedient to it. Sometimes it’s easy, sometimes it’s hard, sometimes—it hurts....

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Quote from Gwen

November 3, 2011 - Miscellaneous

“Every time I think I have God figured out, the world changes again. I never saw this coming. I never imagined that I would be here facing such a horrible illness. I’m not mad at God, and I’m not...

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The Marriage Pot

November 2, 2011 - Marriage

During the course of our marriage, Gwen and I learned many things about each other—and it was exhilarating! I can honestly say there was seldom a dull moment. To some it may seem that our close relationship and the...

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Temporary Vs. Eternal

October 30, 2011 - Serious Struggles

I am reminded over and over again of the presence and the power of God. Paul says in 2 Corinthians 4:8-9 We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not...

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The Standard Of Love

October 23, 2011 - Marriage

We often talk about love in our society, but it seems that it has become a watered-down version of the word. The love between a husband and wife draws them closer when it is centered on God. That is...

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The Black Dragon

October 21, 2011 - Serious Struggles

  As Gwen’s story has been reaching families all over the country, the response has been overwhelming. Many have responded to tell me how this story has touched their hearts. It has been a very humbling experience. I have...

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Thirteen Months Begins

October 18, 2011 - Serious Struggles

Never in my most vivid imagination did I ever consider that I could lose the woman dearer to me than life. Our love was so powerful, our romance so strong that it could endure anything—but could it? When life...

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