by Lon

Unhappy Marriage Tips, #6 In Marriage True Doubt Is The Door To True Belief

November 29, 2013 in Christian Living, Marriage, Relationships by Lon

Where does one find truth and security in their significant other? In order to have a successful marriage I have to ask, is it true doubt that leads to true belief? It's not a very hard question when you consider that I could say rather easily that it is a very simple and honest answer that one finds in the arms of his or her friend for life. "Marital Freedom: The liberty that allows a husband to do exactly that which his wife pleases."Unknown Source Beyond the days of romance when I found Full Article [...]

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Marriage Tips, #11 If Hindsight Is 20-20, Married Life Is Like A Peanut Butter And Jelly Sandwich

November 28, 2013 in Christian Living, Marriage, Relationships by Lon

There are so few things that can go together these days as well as married life and a good peanut butter and jelly sandwich. The mix of a good man and a good woman in a successful marriage can be quite tasty as well. "In marriage do thou be wise; prefer the person before money; virtue before beauty; the mind before the body."William Penn. It is also said that man cannot live by bread alone...but that's another story for another post. The clear sight standard for seeing things as they are then and Full Article [...]

Pros and Cons of Condo Living (VII)

November 28, 2013 in Education, Family, Home Decor, Personal Growth, Relationships by KIDDING, RIGHT?

The downside to all this warm, fuzzy security and constant lighting, of course, is that it comes at a rather steep monthly price.  Moreover, the high turnover rate outside of your non-core security staff, means that you can occasionally run into an incoherent, unreasonable, knuckle-dragger of a security guard who’s more hell-bent on enforcing illogical rules (which we have an excessive amount of in this building) than in affording respect and dignity towards the residents who pay his salary. Case Full Article [...]

Pros and Cons of Condo Living (VI)

November 27, 2013 in Education, Family, Home Decor, Personal Growth by KIDDING, RIGHT?

The concierge accepts deliveries on my behalf whether I’m home or not, and I simply go pick them up from the front desk whenever it’s convenient for me.  If I have a package for FedEx or whoever to pick up, the concierge will take care of that for me too.  And if my kids forget their key that’s ok.  The concierge has the key to everyone’s suite. Last year, I had to meet a stranger who answered my ad to purchase some large, expensive machines from me.  I felt safe meeting my buyer in Full Article [...]

Pros and Cons of Condo Living (V)

November 27, 2013 in Education, Family, Home Decor, Personal Growth by KIDDING, RIGHT?

I don’t believe most men can ever fully relate to the fear and vulnerability women can feel, simply because we are women - whether we are walking alone at night in an unfamiliar place, or even driving lost, by ourselves, in some godforsaken part of town with many stop lights.  This brings me to one of the biggest “pros” of condo living: 24 hour security guards, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  I can call the concierge at any time of the day or night with any security or building issue I Full Article [...]