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The Blessing Underneath:
Holding It All Together in Uncertain Times

As I write this, the United States is entering the second wave of the COVID-19 Pandemic, continuing to battle systemic racism and police shootings of Black people, like Walter Wallace & still others, while many Americans are still losing their jobs or experiencing economic hardships. And, the much-anticipated Presidential Election

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Functioning During the Dysfunction

I hate to be “Captain Obvious” however, we are currently living and loving our spouses in the most unprecedented times in human history.  The year 2020 started with the entire world, but especially the United States, battling the Coronavirus, which turned our lives upside down and inside out.  The summer

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26 for 26

On August 26, 2018, Tracy and I celebrated our 26th Wedding Anniversary. Twenty-six years ago, we pledged before God (and Judge W.T. Spicer), to stay together, “for richer or poorer, for better or worse, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.” In honor of this achievement, allow

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3 Things Every Marriage Needs

Recently during my devotional time, I was reading Philippians 2:3. It states, “Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves.” (NLT) After reading this and self-reflecting on it for a few moments, I thought to myself, “God, this is a tall

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Dandelions in December

Recently, the area where we reside had a ridiculously warm month of December. The temperatures were in the mid 70’s to the low 80’s for essentially the entire month. To my dismay, my grass, which would normally not be growing at all began to grow. And notwithstanding I hate to

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