Monthly Archives: February 2014

A “Yes” From God And To Each Other

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the great Christians of the 20th century, didn’t get to officiate the wedding of his niece Renate because he had been imprisoned by the Nazis for his steadfast faith in Christ. Renate had asked her uncle … Continue reading

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Stick Chairs And Marriage

When Aleta and I celebrate an anniversary we like to go on little trips. Sometimes we can afford less on our trips, sometimes more. When we go on our anniversary excursions we have grown to love finding some kind of … Continue reading

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Forgiveness And Marriage

A healthy marriage is not defined by the absence of conflict. No two people think, feel and respond to life in exactly the same way, and that  means every marriage will face conflict. Thus, a healthy marriage is one that … Continue reading

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What Do You Expect?

There has never been a marriage of two people who are exactly alike. Opposites attract. Therefore, it’s not if you will have conflict in marriage, it’s when you will have conflict in your marriage. One of the biggest conflicts Aleta … Continue reading

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Money, Sex, And Communication

I honestly don’t know why I’m on a kick of recalling things said by Ruth and Billy Graham, but here’s another one. As I blog about marriage this month there’s another thoughtful observation the Graham’s once made that’s always stuck … Continue reading

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Murder, Maybe

I once laughed out loud many years ago when I read an interview with Ruth Bell Graham, wife of Billy Graham. I can’t remember what publication the interview was published in, but I do remember her witty observation, “Billy and … Continue reading

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The Vision Of Love

At an ungodly hour this morning I got up with my wife to see her off for the next two days. For the next two days she will enjoy continuing education in her profession, and I will be a single … Continue reading

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