You’ve heard it said that marriage takes two. Maybe you’ve heard that marriage is a 50/50 partnership. I’ll tell you that unless you’re prepared to give 100% in marriage without the expectation that the other person will give anything, you may not be ready for marriage. Of course when you are looking for someone to […]Read More Building a Better Marriage: Tool #4 Love at 100%
A few weeks ago I was super busy. It was a mixture of work, meeting with friends and not to mention everybody in my house, with the exception of me, has the summer off. My kids are hilarious. Even as they get older, the concept that they have the summer off and I still have […]Read More Building a Better Marriage: Tool #3 Catching Foxes
Okay, I admit it. I had grandiose plans to knock out four marriage blogs in four weeks and then…life happened. However, don’t give up on me yet! We will finish this together! Trust me. Speaking of trust, that’s our next topic. If we are talking about essential elements to building a better marriage, trust is […]Read More Building a Better Marriage: Tool #2 It’s a matter of trust
A few weeks ago, we started a conversation about building a better marriage. However, I feel like I need to confess something up front. My marriage is not perfect. Phew! Its like a weight has been lifted off my chest! Don’t get me wrong, my wife is amazing! She is the glue that keeps our […]Read More Tool #1 – Can you hear me now?
I love weddings! Its true. I know, as a guy you aren’t supposed to admit that. I mean, how many weddings have you been dragged to wondering when the ceremony was going to end and the free food and drinks would start to flow!?? In my defense, these days my perspective is a little different […]Read More 5 Tools to Build a Great Marriage
Happy New Year to all of you! I want to level with you. I am so glad to see 2018 go. It was a tough one! My son recently said, “2018 sucked! We lost Pawpaw and we lost Stan Lee!!!” I’m sure you get the Stan Lee reference but let me explain the other one. […]Read More Four Things: Survival during gut wrenching times.
One of my favorite authors to read when it comes to trusting God and experiencing His grace, is Brennan Manning. If you haven’t done so already, do yourself a favor and read two books from him: The Ragamuffin Gospel and Ruthless Trust. Brennan has a very unlikely history from someone you would read “Christian” literature […]Read More The Furnace or the Garden