No More Excuses: Get Outside and Have Some Fun

You ever been to San Antonio, Texas? I am a big fan. I was there recently for work and had the opportunity to have dinner with some friends. I had planned for warmer weather but to my surprise, it was a little cooler than I anticipated. Unfortunately what I brought...

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Why Getting This Right Will Change Your Life

Here is the bottom line, if you are married or plan to be married, your relationship with your spouse should be the primary (and most important) relationship in your life. I have learned the hard way that when you do not get this right, not only does your marriage suffer,...

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How to Keep Your Marriage from Dying

  I have to admit something: Marriage can become pretty dull. If you are married, do you agree? Once the wedding bliss was over and the demands of kids, work, and home set in, I discovered the time left to keep my marriage fresh and growing was very difficult to...

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Bringing Romance Down To Earth

When we think about falling in love, many of us use the same phrases to describe it. We talk about meeting our soul mate, about finding someone who understands us more deeply than anyone has before—almost as though they can read our minds and “just know” what we need. These...

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The Power of the Compliment

Has this ever happened to you? You notice something your spouse is doing that bothers you and you decide to bring it up, only to be told in not so many words that you do not appreciate the things they do right. On the surface, this criticism seems unfair. Of...

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Setting Boundaries with Extended Family

Have you ever seen the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding? My family sat down the other day and watched both the original and the sequel. I forgot how funny it was, especially the practice of using Windex to heal most physical ailments. Of particular interest though were the expectations...

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