Katie and I spent a few days in Myrtle Beach last week, part of our ongoing anniversary celebration. 45 years … Continue reading a walk on the beach
For an anniversary, there was surprisingly little nostalgia or remembering. Our single most significant conversation was about our future. Continue reading loving life and letting go
Katie gives our shared life roots and steadiness, things I need. Things every man needs. Continue reading a prudent woman is from the Lord
We don’t have a “song,” as common as that was in our day. No remembered glances across the room as the band played on. Music played no part in our courtship whatsoever. But we do have a story. Continue reading that’s our song
Someone once called the King James Bible the only work of art every created by a committee. Over 50 scholars worked on it for seven years. Continue reading the treasure of a king (james)
Two couples in our church have been married fifty years this fall, and we are having a celebration as well we should. Continue reading how to stay married
Tomorrow is our 36th anniversary. We stood together under a gazebo at Signal Point, a little park overlooking a bend in the Tennessee River near Chattanooga, and promised to love each other until death did us part.
I was happy to be married, although it was not nearly as easy as I had hoped. The first ten years were pretty tough, actually. We were young and didn’t know what we were doing. And by the time we had kids I was working too hard—on everything but my marriage.