Only One Power Has Authority Over Marriage

Only One Power Has Authority Over Marriage

Only one power is given authority over marriage; Not loneliness, Not depression, Not addiction, Not anxiety, Not self-injury, Not money, Not sex.[1. Image Credit: Fat Chance Michael Smith flickr CC 6OCT2011] Only death has authority over marriage.[2. Matthew 5:32, 1...
Truth or Dare and Money

Truth or Dare and Money

If you don’t want anyone to find out, don’t do it. -Chinese Proverb Ever hid money from your spouse?[1. ©2015 Brandon L. Blankenship. Image Credit Girl Hiding Steven Depolo flickr CC by 2.0.] Ever bought something and just kept it to yourself? Got a credit...
Say Her Name

Say Her Name

An older gentleman just walked up to me and asked, “when is the last time you called your wife by her name?” I couldn’t remember but I’m sure it had been a while. I call her lots of things – but not her name. The gentleman said,...
Right Here. Right Now.

Right Here. Right Now.

Here is the number one gift I can give Donnalee. Be with her. Easy to say, hard to do. Not hard because she is hard to be with. Quite the contrary, there is no better day than one spent with her. I am the problem. I have a hard time just being with her because there...