Melissa’s Quick Tip

Hello Everyone, Yesterday, my amazing, beautiful, intelligent, sweet, loving wife Melissa shared a relationship tip for couples. I'd like to share it with you.  "Hi friends, I'm wishing you all a beautiful Wednesday!  Here's a quick tip I've learned from 21 years of marriage: Relationships aren't something you treat with passivity. You have to work … Continue reading Melissa’s Quick Tip

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5 Things Happen to Couples Over Time

My wife shared this article with me via LinkedIn. I found all five things to be true in our 19 year marriage. I hope you enjoy the article from Business Insider. "Science says these 5 things happen to couples who have been together a long time"

Full on love. 

My wife is an incredible cook. I knew I had a winner the first time she made biscuits from scratch when we were dating. Over the years, she has prepared my favorite meals and she knows my appetite (my favorite ingredient is "seconds"). After eating her cooking, I'm satisfied and can't eat any more if … Continue reading Full on love. 

A Vision of Love

Then he dreamed, and behold, a ladder was set up on the earth, and its top reached to heaven; and there the angels of God were ascending and descending on it. And behold, the LORD stood above it and said: “I am the LORD God of Abraham your father and the God of Isaac; the … Continue reading A Vision of Love

It’s not good to be alone.

And the LORD God said, “ It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.” (Genesis 2:18 NKJV) Let's be real for a moment. Women are God's gift to man. If you don't believe me, read Genesis 2:18. At the end of creating everything, God looked … Continue reading It’s not good to be alone.

Curb Appeal

Like a lily among thorns, So is my love among the daughters. Like an apple tree among the trees of the woods, So is my beloved among the sons. (Song of Solomon 2:2, 3a NKJV) This school year, I've taken note of a certain house on the road to my daughter's school. At first the … Continue reading Curb Appeal

Gated Dating

Have you ever lived in a gated community with a homeowners association? I haven't but in college, I heard stories of how strict some of them can be. There always seems to be some president or marshall who patrols the community measuring lawns with a ruler to hand out penalties if the grass is more … Continue reading Gated Dating

Relationship Lease

Through the years we've lived in a few apartment complexes. We typically chose those complexes based on the amenities they offered such as pools, fitness rooms, tennis courts, clubhouses, and more.  But no matter how great the amenities or how long we stayed and paid rent, the apartments would never let us own our unit … Continue reading Relationship Lease

Empty Lots

Yesterday, I went to the Chambers County Property Tax Auction in Alabama. During the auction we were bidding on properties that were described as "lots with improvements" (meaning it had a house or building on it), "lots" (meaning they were empty), or "acres" (meaning it was several acres of undeveloped land). When one particular empty … Continue reading Empty Lots

Love and War

I like to think that I'm a peaceful person. I try to keep anger, bitterness, and wrath under control. But sometimes the aggressive, male part of me slips out and hurts the people I love the most. "Husbands, love your wives and do not be bitter toward them." (Colossians 3:19 NKJV) God tells husbands to love … Continue reading Love and War