Monthly Archives: November 2013

Giving Thanks To Whom?

Have you noticed how thankful people are this time of year? It used to be refreshing to hear people actually thanking God for His many blessings in their lives. But there has been a subtle change that I’ve noticed. Many … Continue reading

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Happy Hour – #72

I haven’t had a lot of time lately to peruse other marriage blogs. I’ve been focused on entering back into my real world, which has put the computer literally in the back seat of my mind. I must say it … Continue reading

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Do You Differ or Defer?

It’s amazing to me how often the Lord will get my attention by defining two words. One is usually what I should be doing, and the other is what I tend to do left to myself. Case in point: Differ … Continue reading

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Romantic Tailgating Date Idea – Oh Yeah!

If you love sports, you are most certainly aware of the tradition of tailgating. But many may have never had the chance to actually experience this in the parking lot on game/race day. So, we thought it would be fun … Continue reading

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Manipulating Motives

Our pastor often asks the question, “Why do you do the things you do, and who do you do them for?”┬áIt’s a great question to help discover what motivates you in the mundane of everyday life. But have you ever … Continue reading

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5 Years In Review…

Today is our 5th Blogiversary, and it’s hard to believe. We want to share with you what God as well as share some of our stats with you. Total Posts – 1282 (that’s an average of 4.9 posts a week) … Continue reading

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A Secret Shared After 58 Years Of Marriage

We had lunch on Sunday with dear friends of ours, Jerry and Shirley Corbett. In September they celebrated their 58th wedding anniversary. It’s obvious they love each other, they enjoy being together, and they love God more today than they … Continue reading

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To Perpetuate or Percolate

You might be wondering where we’ve been, or you might not have missed us at all. But in either case, we feel it necessary to explain our absence. I just returned from hosting my first ladies retreat at Barefoot Cabin … Continue reading

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