Category Archives: marriage

In the Blink of an Eye — Working Our Way Back 1

A good wife is the crown of her husband… Proverbs 12:4a The road back east stopped in Toledo and I believe it was a solid time of growth for both Mom and I. It could very well have gone the … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Westward Ho 4

Happy is the husband of a good wife; the number of his days will be doubled. A loyal wife brings joy to her husband, and he will complete his years in peace. A good wife is a great blessing; she … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Westward Ho … 1

Happy is the husband of a good wife; the number of his days will be doubled. A loyal wife brings joy to her husband, and he will complete his years in peace. A good wife is a great blessing; she … Continue reading

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Ogdens What? … 1

Wives, be subject to your husbands as you are to the Lord … Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her… Ephesians 5: 22, 25 Our first house was a ranch on … Continue reading

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September 27

Some dates seem to have more significance than others. August 20 — my birthday. August 31 — the day I got married. November 20 — Karen’s birthday. March 25, April 12, May 19, November 4, November 8 — my children’s … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Pennsylvania Avenue 4

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken… Proverbs 15:13 Like I said, Mom went through post-partum depression and ran herself ragged. Deanna was impossible and didn’t want to sleep anywhere except … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Pennsylvania Avenue 3

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken… Proverbs 15:13 The other thing I remember most about Pennsylvania Avenue is how we suffered physically and mentally during those couple of years. We … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Pennsylvania Avenue 2

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken… Proverbs 15:13 But it was during these years we became pregnant with Dee. I remember that revelation very well. We went on vacation in … Continue reading

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In the Blink of an Eye — Pennsylvania Avenue 1

A glad heart makes a cheerful countenance, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is broken… Proverbs 15:13 Needless to say, we outgrew our attic apartment and picked a much larger two-bedroom apartment in Paterson. It was definitely a transitional … Continue reading

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What Is Marriage?

I met some of my new neighbors here in Maine over the weekend. One of them noticed the vase of flowers I was lugging and my wedding ring and asked if my wife was with me. I said yes. She’s … Continue reading

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