Category Archives: Intimacy in Marriage

Folding Fitted Sheets (Continued)

Last week we wrote about wasting time in our relationship.  It occurred to us this week that it might be good to think about what we do that could look like wasting time, but isn’t,  and directly addressing issues so … Continue reading

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Dreams III

We have driven 1500 + miles since we last posted our blog.  It has been a wonderful week with many great moments for us.  The words the Apostles spoke to Jesus on the Mount of the Transfiguration continue to run … Continue reading

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Dreams, Part 2

As we said last week, we are beginning another segment of dreams we have been creating for some time.  We had lunch or dinner the past week with many old friends.  Each of them in their own ways encouraged us … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Our 48 Years Together

Last week we celebrated our 48th anniversary.  We had a wonderful day together.  As we went through the day we happened to mention on occasion that it was our 48th anniversary.  We were surprised by the response.  Many saw that … Continue reading

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What We Did For Love

We have been traveling, hence no post last week.  We spent time with our daughter and son-in-law as their girls moved on from elementary to junior high and junior high to high school. In addition the girls were in dance … Continue reading

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Things Not to Do in Marriage

Recently, we came across suggestions, on a website called dynamom, that parents should avoid with their children.  While we recognize that these are great parenting hints we thought most of them could be applied to a marriage relationship as well. … Continue reading

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The Marriage Bed

A couple of days ago an article titled “Divided we Stand?  The case for separate beds” by Holly Allen Slate was published in our local newspaper.  It’s one of those articles that is a bit tongue-in-cheek, but also a bit … Continue reading

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Good News about Men and Marriage

Recently, we wrote a blog about how marriage is treated in the sayings on T-shirts, posters, etc.  We found that most of the “humorous?’ phrases made marriage look bad and particularly men were portrayed as totally dominated by their wives.  … Continue reading

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April Fool’s and Other Days

Yesterday was April Fools day and it made us think and talk about what role healthy fun has in a thriving relationship.  Some ideas for tricks to play on the other came up.  They included: * placing double-sided tape a … Continue reading

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Love is…

1Corinthians 13:4-8 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. … Continue reading

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