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Intentionality

Ok. When it comes to creating and maintaining a Shocking Marriage, the key is Intentionality. That’s it. It’s really that simple. Think about it. We get better at those things in life that we are intentional about. If you want … Continue reading

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He Never Saw it Coming

My best friend since college is facing near-certain divorce. I was the best man at their wedding fifteen years ago, and we have gotten together two-three times a year ever since. This couple that was once so in love that brought … Continue reading

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It’s All About Perspective

I was raised on a farm and as such learned a lot of valuable life lessons during my youth. One such lesson came the first time my dad let me disk the field. He showed me the basic controls (e.g. … Continue reading

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Appreciate the Little Things

My wife and kids have been gone for a week.  It’s funny, I travel quite a bit for work and have for the bulk of my career.  When I’m away from home, I miss everybody, but I’m typically so busy … Continue reading

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“Keep her Glass Full”

This may sound strange coming from a guy, but I love weddings.  I learn something from every single wedding I go to.  It’s a great chance to watch and talk with people with so many views on marriage, it’s like … Continue reading

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Mentoring Your Kid’s Marriage

Our two oldest sons are both married, one for eighteen months, the other a year longer.  It has been nothing short of fascinating to observe them in their respective marriages.  Watching them work through issues, grow closer together, and establish … Continue reading

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There is no “normal” marriage

Since joining the Christian Marriage Bloggers Association CMBA, I have started reading a lot more blogs on marriage.  The diversity of perspectives that fall under this umbrella is amazing to me.  What one couple promotes as healthy and enticing, another … Continue reading

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