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Love through the Spirit

You’ve heard the story of the young boy who didn’t speak for years. Finally one day, to his family’s amazement, he spoke a full sentence complaining about the food put before him. Astounded, his mother asked why he hadn’t spoken before. “Well,” he replied, “I didn’t have anything to say until now.” That’s kind of … Continue reading

Love is Patient

Sometimes by being patient we save ourselves as well as the person to whom the patience is extended. In his book Quiet Strength, Tony Dungy, coach of the Indianapolis Colts, recounts this story of patience in action. My dad was usually a quiet, thoughtful man.  A scientist at heart and by training, Wilbur Dungy loved to be outside, … Continue reading

10 Ways to Love Your Lover

Looking for ways to show love to your mate? Here are 10 ideas that just might jumpstart your love life tonight. Put the kids to bed early and put a plan into action to save some electricity (this might work best on a night that your spouse’s favorite TV show is not on). Turn off … Continue reading

No More Crabby, Complaining Wife

How did you do this weekend following the B-E-S-T Prescription? (See all parts of the prescription for a superb marriage in posts from last week.) While all the parts are to be done in tandem, my bigget success over the weekend was in sharing – specifically in sharing time together with my husband without complaining. … Continue reading

Claudia’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

Now that you’ve got the basics of the B-E-S-T prescription for a suberb marriage, it’s time to relax a little and bake some cookies. In my book, no other food says love like chocolate chip cookies fresh from the oven. Perhaps you and your mate can do this together as one of your sharing activities this … Continue reading

The Ultimate Definition of Love

Unless you live under a rock or in some far away land where cupid has not yet visited, you know that today is Valentine’s Day.  I know that most bloggers get into blogging because they have something to say, something that no one else can say quite as well or with quite as much feeling. … Continue reading

Cookie of the Day Recipe

If you agree with me that fresh-baked homemade cookies are one of the best ways to say “I love you,” then you will flip for Martha Stewart’s Cookie of the Day recipes on her site. Take a look and let me know what new recipes you try. Martha Stewart Cookie of the Day recipes

Let’s Just Eat Chili

I’ve spent the past hour or so reading blogs on Valentine’s Day and have come away with the feeling that very few people want anything to do with the day.  Seems it’s just another day full of expectations that no one can possibly meet, nor for that matter wants to try to meet. Fortunately, it’s … Continue reading

What is love?

In the words of Art Linkletter, “kids say the darndest things.” When it comes to love, some of us adults could learn a thing or two from kids.  These quotes from kids will make you laugh and might even give you something to think about. Love is what makes you smile when you’re tired. When … Continue reading