How to Affair Proof Your Marriage

and it is easier than you realize. I have read so many articles claiming how difficult it is to be married and how much work it is to stay committed. I have read that there is no such thing as an infallible marriage. They are correct; however, I can tell you that it is possibleContinue reading “How to Affair Proof Your Marriage”

I’m Not Asking A Lot

Is expecting people to be nice to each other too much to ask? Well, apparently it is too much. I just want people to treat others around them with respect. I am not asking that everyone love each other. Hell, you don’t even have to like each other. Can you at least be nice? ItContinue reading “I’m Not Asking A Lot”

I Long for the Day

“selective focus photography of leaves” by Andrei Lazarev on Unsplash I long for the day when the response to the question, “Are you a Christian?” Is not met with preconceived assumptions in a loaded, “Oh”. Until that day let me fill you in on a little something, Not all Christians are alike. Not all common ChristianContinue reading “I Long for the Day”

Broad Generalization of Love

is not a good idea. “brown wooden crate with black background” by dimas aditya on Unsplash Wait a minute….I need my soapbox for this one. (Slides box over and stands upon it, clearing throat) I read and article today that sent my blood boiling. One of those articles that make you say things out loud like,Continue reading “Broad Generalization of Love”

Relationship Suicide

Of all the things I know to be true, I know that a committed relationship whether you call yourself married or not can be a delicate thing at times. At other times it is strong enough to fool yourself into thinking that your relationship is indomitable. No relationship is immortal, married or not. Marriage givesContinue reading “Relationship Suicide”

Respect the Dignity of Every Human Being

“Will you strive for justice and peace among all people, and respect the dignity of every human being?…I will, with God’s help.” Book of Common Prayer, p. 417 I wasn’t going to get into this conversation, but a few of my readers have asked me about it since they know I am a Christian andContinue reading “Respect the Dignity of Every Human Being”

What I Learned from Mothers

or Do as I say not as I do. Mothers’ Day is a time to honor the women in our lives. The mothers, grandmothers, and mother like women who help make us who we are as individuals. If you are like me and lucky enough to have your mother in your life you know thatContinue reading “What I Learned from Mothers”

Plastic Bag Snobbery

“smiling woman in black and white checker print shirt riding on push cart during daytime” by Laura Marques on Unsplash I walked into a big name grocery store in an upscale neighborhood on my way home from work. I usually shop at my neighborhood shops in my average middle-class neighborhood. Poor writer/librarian and all that. TodayContinue reading “Plastic Bag Snobbery”

And They Lived Happily Ever After

Photo by Mikael Kristenson on Unsplash No, this is not a step by step guide on how to be happy as a single person. Nor, is it a cleaver marriage advice article with some sage wisdom on how to be happily married. If you are looking for a cute spin on how to be single orContinue reading “And They Lived Happily Ever After”