AN ENTRUSTING LOVE

When my future son-in-law was approaching the moment when he would propose to my daughter, he wanted to meet with me. I had a hunch he was going to ask for Anna’s hand. When Jared arrived at our place, we headed up to the mountain trails above our home. After 20...

Expressions of Love Over Time

In a couple of years, Jan and I will approach the 50-year mark of marriage. That span of time has included a lot of anniversaries and birthdays. Over those many years, Jan has saved all the cards I bought for her to go with flowers and gifts honoring her special days....
Driving Mr. Husband

Driving Mr. Husband

Confession time. I am a backseat driver, an opinionated one. I have an overabundance of opinions when it comes to how someone should drive, where they should park, and the best route to take. This mental condition has developed unchallenged after 48 years of marriage...

Grace in the Time of Sorrow

Have you ever had a friend move away and realize you might never see them again? It is a sad feeling, a sorrow of sorts. Maybe you attended a family reunion where a parent or grandparent was present, and you left the gathering realizing this might have been the last...

The Blade of Truth

In a healthy relationship, the saw blade of truth cuts both ways. For the one who wields the edge of truth, they must first allow the blade to cut through the motives of their heart before they speak or the cut will produce death, not life. For the ones who are...