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Yes, I have a New Year’s Resolution!

Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other. Abraham Lincoln This year I decided to make a New Years resolution. What harm could it do? Well, my mind replied, “It could lead to injured pride.” I ignored the threat and moved on. So, what resolution? Lose weight,… Read More ›

Time Matters

File name: 10358539_m.jpg from 123RF.com “Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘don’t want to.”  Lao Tzu “Time is a game played beautifully by children.”  Heraclitus “Lost time is never found again.” Benjamin Franklin Time matters more to me at seventy-three than it did at twenty-three. At twenty-three time seemed… Read More ›

You Need To Be Appreciated!

 Remember: people move toward pleasure; away from pain. Sometimes I go about my life and forget that I really need appreciation my wife. I need appreciation to keep her as a friend, partner, and lover. I need to remember and offer what she needs from me. By doing this, I can create good memories within her…. Read More ›

What Do You Appreciate?

Photo by: dreamstime_m_1975744 “True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A… Read More ›

Forty-eight Years of Commitment – And Still Going

9 Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their labor. 10 For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow; but woe to him that is alone when he falleth, and hath not another to lift him up. 11 Again, if two lie together, then they have warmth;… Read More ›

Think About Coming Home

Love begins by taking care of the closest ones – the ones at home. Mother Teresa I will forever associate home with my wife’s parents and their spirit of hospitality, graciousness, and generosity. It was the epitome of a warm and loving home. Good company, good humor, and delectable food. It was a place where… Read More ›

We’re Already a Couple. You Really Want to Get Married?

A wise person decides slowly but abides by these decisions. Arthur Ashe Are you willing to go from “I” to “we?” I know, it’s a big decision. While most people say they would prefer marriage, the number of singles continues to rise. Being a couple and getting married probably seems risky if you’re single. This article… Read More ›

Single Again?

Unless you love someone nothing else makes sense.  Anonymous Listen, if you’re single again and discouraged about finding a partner, there’s hope.  Here’s a checklist for those who want a life-long relationship.  It’s worth working for since there is little that influences the course of your life more than the choice of a partner.  So,… Read More ›

We Just Went Over The Holidays; You Want Me To Go Again?

“Whoever pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor.” Proverbs 21:21. The Bible “Do not let kindness and truth leave you; …. So you will find favor and good repute in the sight of God and man.” Proverbs 3:3, 4. The Bible We’ve just celebrated the ancient religious holidays of Christmas and Hanukkah. Now… Read More ›

I Haven’t Had Such A Good Laugh Since ______!

“Laughter is an instant vacation.” Milton Berle One of my brothers-in-law read my last post,”What Do You Mean? I Think That I’m a Great Partner,” and remarked that I hadn’t included humor in my list of desirable characteristics. That remark hit home. I use humor on a daily basis. So, of course, I included “Is… Read More ›