Category Archives: comfort

Mistakes I Made in My Marriage – Parsing Her Words

Years ago I was driving through Chattanooga, Tennessee listening to one of my favorite preachers, Adrian Rogers.   He was telling a story about him and his wife when they had a disagreement. In the middle of their “discussion” Joyce, his … Continue reading

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When Complaining is Legitimate

In May of 1985 I was startled in my sleep about 5 a.m. by a sharp pain that felt like a knife was piercing the small of my back.   I stumbled out of bed and literally crawled down the hallway … Continue reading

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