Posts Tagged ‘marriage in Dallas’

Lea Is Still the Girl for Me

Posted by    |    August 14th, 2011 at 5:40 am

I still remember it like it was yesterday. The music went from loud to soft, the lights were dimmed and the disco ball in the middle of the room made little colored lights dance on the skating-rink floor. It was then that the DJ said, “Alright it’s couple skate time, and girls, it’s your choice.” That meant this time the girls were the ones who asked the guys to skate with them. Girl’s choice for couples skating was the one time of the night that every young teenage boy waited for … including me.

I always knew that brown-eyed girl named Lea was cute, but I didn’t know she was smart too … until she skated over to me, took my hand and said, “Wanna skate?” I immediately got BIG butterflies in my stomach.  My heart felt like it was going to beat out of my chest as we skated together to some random Bee Gee’s love song.  I remember thinking as we held hands, “She has GOT to be the girl for me … because our hands are sweating so much.” In my head I begged for the song not to end, but it did. That was one of the places that love began for a couple of young kids. (more…)

The 7 Day Facebook Marriage Challenge

Posted by    |    July 30th, 2011 at 5:40 am


About a month ago I wrote a post about how important it is that you praise your spouse … everyday. Part of my post included these words, “I mentioned while teaching a marriage class recently, if there was one thing that could make an immediate positive impact on your marriage, it would be praising your spouse, and you can’t heap it on too think!”

I still believe that!

Your husband/wife need lots of praise.  The problem is, most people will agree that they need to praise their spouse more, but won’t put out much effort to do so.  So I’m thinking a challenge is in order. (more…)