Category Archives: sorrow

The Comfort of a Friend

A strong marriage has at the core a relationship that is defined by a healthy friendship. If one can learn and apply the characteristics of a friendship then that relationship will be stronger, happier and deeper. One of the qualities … Continue reading

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The Key Ingredient in Building a Strong Home

Several years ago we put new locks on the doors of our church and we issued keys to those that needed them.   A few days later when I came to work I put the key in the door it wouldn’t … 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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