Category Archives: Marriage and Family

“The Love Month” Part 2 ~ Love According to God

As another Valentine’s Day looms ahead, there’s a simple, but important principle worth considering, and it reminds me of a dear friend back in our home state. She is, in the opinion of many, an authentic aficionado when it comes … Continue reading

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Father’s Day ~ What If We Lit Up More than the Grill?

Father’s Day 2019 is dawning upon us, and the average article on this “Hallmark Holiday” tends to focus on nostalgic recollections of families engaged in various outdoor activities. Dad is pictured as the family chef whose main job is to … Continue reading

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The Word of Promise

We flawed human beings are always looking for devices to protect ourselves. We see it in things like insurance policies, home security networks, investment diversification, flu shots, and seat belts. We are constantly devising ways to try to counteract our … Continue reading

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Perfect Love for Everybody ~ Guaranteed

We might as well address it, because all of us know it’s coming. Another heart-shaped tidal wave is headed our way, and in a few days, we’ll be inundated with another Hallmark-induced, chocolate-infused, and virtually inescapable Valentine’s Day lovefest. Except … Continue reading

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Temptation’s Awful Offspring

I had a friend years ago whose brother was considerably older. Whenever questions arose about the difference in their ages, he would say that his mom always called him her “little surprise.” We hadn’t been exposed to a barrage of … Continue reading

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Words with No “Wiggle Room”

Not only does the month of June sort of kick Summer into gear, it has historically been the month when we’re most likely to get a wedding invitation. The June wedding tradition apparently goes all the way back to Roman … Continue reading

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