Category Archives: Marriage

THE SHOEBOX


My wife (her blog) shared this with me the other day.  We laughed all weekend!  What do you think is the point of the story? A man and woman had been married for more than 60 years. They had shared everything. … Continue reading

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What Makes a Marriage Last?


Originally posted on AB Reflections:
I was mentally pinching myself.  Seated around the dinner table were my team-mates and Howard and Jeanne Hendricks. He had been a conference speaker for our organization many times.  He was notoriously funny and to…

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Staying in Love


When it comes to work, leadership, life or marriage, we can easily fall into the trap of the false thinking that the grass is greener somewhere else.  The reality is this: the grass is greener wherever we water and take … Continue reading

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The Transforming Power of Gratitude


Is gratitude truly beneficial, or is it simply a nice virtue our mothers taught us?  You may recall a similar experience… “What do you say?” Mom gently spurred me on when, as a little child, someone gave me a gift. … Continue reading

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4 Practices for Kindling Love in Marriage


Last month I lost my mom (you can read her tribute here), and my dad lost the love of his life of over 55 years. My parents were not perfect, nor did they have a perfect marriage. I know that … Continue reading

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