(RTR) Well, before we got married, my fiance and I would dig around in the cushions of the couch in my apartment, and we'd scrape together enough change to go to the 99-cent cinema around the corner. Then we'd probably have enough money to split an order
When I was a teenager, my favorite place to hang out was church. Unbelievable for most teenagers, but church for me. The favorite place I hung out was the golf courseâ€¦ We had like a drag everyone would go down, and everyone would hang out at Sonic.
One of the best ways that our family stuck together was our scheduled family reading time. And my dad, who was never an excellent reader, would read aloud to us. But he was so courageous and read aloud to us from some really wonderful, great Christian a
I was given the opportunity to move to Europe, and so I picked up my sweet wife and four boys and moved 'em to Europe. I guess that was one of the biggest decisions we ever had to make. And we made it rather quickly and went before we could change our m
One thing that all parents should know is you don't tell your children, "No, you can't do that. No, you can't do that. No, you can't do that." Because the only they're going to get from that is, "Wow! I wonder if I can get away with this!
BL: ...this is one womanâ€™s advice to surviving a stepfamily. To laugh, to be silly, because there are rough times. There are struggles and obstacles and tears, but if you can laugh as a family I think youâ€™re way ahead.
I tell her she looks good. I mean, she wears clothes, I say "hey babe, you look pretty good." You know, I tell her that, make her feel better about herself. I try to complement her when I can. She's pretty good at what she does.
I was a building contractor for fifteen years. If a builder didn't have blueprints, he wouldn't be able to follow the directions to construct whatever he was constructing properly. Generally, what happens is you end up rebuilding.
I've run twenty marathons. Sometimes you have a good race and sometimes you have a bad race. But you always have to cross the finish line. The alternative of quitting is not there. So it's just a sense of completion. It builds perseverance in my life
BL: This gentleman told us he fasts each year during the season of Lent. Sometimes I'll just fast one day a week, sometimes I'll do an extended fast, sometimes it might just be from coffee or from sweets. Obviously, it's to prepare my heart for Easter
I saw two bumper stickers on a truck. One said, 'I love my truck,' and the other one said, 'I love my wife,' and I think they were in that order." "If you can read this, I've lost my trailer" "Have you hugged your kid today?
You know, back when Day Timers were popular, I tried using a Day Timer, I'd lose it. It sometimes feels hopeless! But I have found that it helps me to email myself or leave myself a voice mail at work. That's one way I remember things.
I usually get up at like 7:30 when school starts. Then I have basketball practice, then I eat dinner. So it's like, 7:30 I start my homework, and then guitar lessons every Monday night. And then I have church Wednesday night. I go to bed at, like, 11
I think it's not as much "is there a right person?" as that there's a right person for right then. Marriage is something that should be made to last. But sometimes, you can still care for that person, but you know that they're not what you need. I mean,
My wife and I moved to a new city three months ago. And we wanted to find a church and get connected as quickly as possible. I think it just comes down to accountability. If we don't get connected quickly, then we start to get lazy spiritually.