Month: February 2015

Beyond the Storefront Window: What Men Fear

I was on the way to church this weekend and I heard a song on the radio that caught my attention.  I can’t remember the name of the song but one of the verses talked about how fear, anxiety, and guilt were keeping the songwriter from being the man he wanted to be.  I think that is true for almost all of us.  We live in a state of fear that paralyzes us from being the best we can be.  Fear keeps us from being too involved, too vulnerable, and too exposed. I think men often times can be...

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Hope for Second Marriages

We have been looking at The Good News About Marriage by Shaunti Feldhahn and finding that there is a lot of misinformation out there about actual divorce rates.  We have already seen that the widely reported 1 out of every 2 marriages end in divorce statistic in reality is more like 1 out of every 4 marriages that will end in divorce.  The other commonly heard misinformation when it comes to marriages is the divorce rate for second and third marriages which has been widely reported to be 60% and 73%, respectively.  Today we will see why this information...

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Church Does a Marriage Good!

In the last several posts, I have been looking at a lot of data from Shaunti Feldhahn’s, The Good News About Marriage.  I have been throwing out a lot of statistics, and that won’t change today, that I think show a much brighter picture for marriages than we have been led to believe.  The goal of this series of posts is to present a glimmer of hope for everyone out there fighting for their marriage.  I also want to point out to take these statistics as just that….statistics.  If for some reason there is a statistical study I give...

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Are you Happy in your Marriage?

At the start of the year, my wife asked me if I thought the last year was our best year ever. I thought for a minute and then I said, “No, I wouldn’t say that.” She returned with, “Why would you say that?  We have a ton of things to be thankful for.” I said, “I guess I just thought about that we had this issue with my health, this one with the kids’ health, another relative’s health, a couple of career issues that didn’t work out the way I would have liked, and some issues with the vehicles.”...

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