A New Approach

A New Approach

One of the topics I find myself revisiting often in these articles is my tendency to try to “fix” the people around me. I often have ideas about how my wife, my adult children, my grandkids, or my employees could (and should!) grow. And in those articles, I regularly...
In Marriage, Never Stop Learning

In Marriage, Never Stop Learning

I would never have guessed this, but I’ve been learning some of the greatest lessons I’ve learned in my marriage over the last few years. I figured that I would have done most of my learning in the early years of marriage or in the middle years when we were in the...
Spring Break Memories

Spring Break Memories

This past week was Spring Break for many high schools in the area, so schedules looked a lot different than they normally do. If you didn’t travel anywhere for the week, then you probably worked in an office or at a workplace that was operating at far less than the...
Keys to Listening Well

Keys to Listening Well

I’m learning again—in the last third of my life—the importance of listening. Now, I know that the idea of listening being important to a relationship is not new. Actually, it’s a message we often hear in the context of relationships. And we keep hearing about it...
Fill Up

Fill Up

Have you ever driven your car without oil? I hope not, because you probably don’t have that car anymore. Or at the very least, you had to replace the engine. The oil in your car is pumped through the engine to help keep the metal parts from rubbing together and...