Monthly Archives: April 2013

What Weddings Can Help Us See

Today we have the privilege of witnessing the vows of our life-long friends’ daughter. It is a day to celebrate, because on this day her parents will receive the reward from their years of investment in her life. As he … Continue reading

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GYRO Week 8 – Watch Your Wedding Video

This week’s date doesn’t take a lot of planning, but it is sure to bring back lots of memories. After dinner and once the kids are all sound asleep. Put on your comfy clothes and cuddle up on the couch … Continue reading

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What Jurassic Park Taught Me About Love

Every Thursday during the month of April, we are thrilled to have our son, Jason, guest blogging for us. We’ve given him creative license to write about whatever is on his mind and heart concerning marriage. We believe you’ll be … Continue reading

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Row, Row, Row Your Boat

We’ve all heard this song, and now thanks to ME you’ll be singing it all day. Sorry. That wasn’t my intention with our next metaphor, but it comes with it I’m afraid. Metaphor #3 Imagine you and your spouse are … Continue reading

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The Holy Spirit Is Like A Hurricane

Consider this metaphor – The Holy Spirit is like a hurricane over the waters stirring up the winds of passion and thanksgiving.  The waters are swelling higher and higher as the anticipation of God’s nearness becomes a reality to weary … Continue reading

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Spot Removal

Jesus spent much of His three years of ministry sharing word pictures with all who would listen. Some asked what the parables meant, others shook them off as crazy. We think God still speaks to us in word pictures, or … Continue reading

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