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. . .anniversary ramblings. . .

I was 16  . . . going on 17.  “I am going to marry that fella,” I whispered to my friend Rosemary in church the last Sunday in August, 1962. 507 more words


Prayer and the Difference It Makes

Throughout the Bible, believers are called to pray. But what is prayer? What does it mean to “pray without ceasing?” And does prayer really make a difference? 126 more words

God Became Man

A good friend of mine once told me that he learned a lot about God’s love when he finally had kids. I asked him, “Why is that?” What he told me was fascinating . 315 more words


How to Kill your Marriage 101

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner I’ve been contemplating what to post as we celebrate this day that’s all about love. I was tempted to publicize the “100 reasons I love Duane” list that I wrote about a month ago (after a big fight!) but I decided not to embarrass him in that way. 866 more words


Parenting notes from phone

I wish I could tell you where these notes came from (and I will do better at that going forward), but I couldn’t NOT share these because they are pretty good! 201 more words


Headship makes all the difference.

Commenter James asks if there isn’t at least a kernel of truth to Stanton & Gilder’s view of men, women, and marriage, even if they have in the process mangled this kernel of truth: 632 more words

Traditional Conservatives

Stanton's dilemma

Glenn Stanton closes his article Manhood is not natural* with an odd question:

The question is, how can we recover manhood today? We must find the answer.

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