Do NOT Tell Her What She Thinks

October 22, 2014

One of my wife’s pet peeves is people who tell you what others think – or worse yet tell you what you think.  You can find examples of this in the comments on this (and most) blogs. Commenter: You think XYZ. Me: No, actually I think PQR Commenter: No, you think XYZ… At this point, […]

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It’s About the Knowing

October 21, 2014

Below is my wife’s post from last Monday (emphasis mine) — Notes of Blessing  My sweetie has been away at a men’s retreat. Before he left he wrote messages on sticky notes and left them for me to find. The cute twist was that he placed them where I would find them as I walked […]

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Words and Wisdom: Friends

October 20, 2014

This week the CMBA “Weekly Words of Wisdom” topic is words and wisdom from friends. I can think of one great bit of advice I got from a man several decades older than I. Shortly before I got married, he said to me, and half a dozen other young men in the room: “If you treat a […]

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My Pastor Has More Sex Than Your Pastor!

October 19, 2014

I can just see my pastor, who reads the blog, spewing coffee on his iPhone as he reads the title of this post! You and my pastor can relax; I know nothing about his sex life, and would not share if I did. However, I do hope and pray he has a very good sex […]

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Male Sexual Health News

October 18, 2014

Below is a roundup of recent news about male sexual health issues. This is far from exhaustive, but it will give you some idea what is happening and some direction for more study where you are interested. Erectile Difficulty: First please know ED is often a warning sign of some bigger, potentially life threatening problem. Sometimes it is […]

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Friday Flashback: Random Massage

October 17, 2014

Put a die her night table along with a card saying something like the following: Roll the die for a massage 1=Feet 2=Legs 3=Butt 4=Back 5=Shoulders 6=Your choice Modify as best for the two of you. Tell her when she rolls, you will massage. [Originally posted May 15th, 2009] Links may be monetisedImage Credit: © Olegkalina | […]

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Don’t Be Content With Where You Are

October 16, 2014

The idea of not being content with where we are was mentioned once at the beginning of the retreat. Much of what followed built on the idea. con·tent adjective \kən-ˈtent\ : pleased and satisfied : not needing more [m-w.com] Contentment can be dangerous thing. It is good to learn to be okay with our life and situation even […]

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A Bored Man is Never a Good Thing!

October 15, 2014

Over the next few weeks, my posts will include things I heard and thought during the retreat I attended last weekend. The material was original, but most was along the lines of the four streams John Eldredge discusses in Waking the Dead: The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive. The issue of men being bored was mentioned several times.  Men […]

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