Tag Archives: marriage

Did I marry the wrong wife?

Some of you may have noticed the Catch went out late yesterday. When that happens you can usually assume technical difficulties or personal issues. The latter can come from the fact that I spent most the morning on a Catch … Continue reading

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Course correction

My last three Catches were about Joseph, earthly father of Jesus. In the first one I challenged some conventional thinking about Joseph in suggesting that he didn’t stand up for his wife’s story about why she was pregnant when he … Continue reading

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Make like Joseph

We don’t know a whole lot about Joseph except that he was of the House of David (a descendant of King David necessary for the fulfillment of prophecy) and he was obedient. When God said get up and go, Joseph … Continue reading

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In solitary

I know I look victimized and forlorn here in the picture but don’t believe it. I put myself here. Isolation is something we choose. I remove myself from interaction because I prefer to be alone. I actually like it in … Continue reading

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Redeeming love

I hate to say it, but depending on your particular schedule, it’s pretty much down to one more week of summer. One more week for that Francine Rivers novel, because, of course, you want to read a romance — something … Continue reading

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Grieving couple starts over

Marti introduced herself to me last night. We shook hands. I told her my name was John and she asked me if I spelled it with or without an “h.” What was she doing? She was illustrating that as a … Continue reading

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New year oneness

Last Friday, in my first Catch of the New Year, I wrote about the magical wedding of a couple that had been separated for over 30 years. They each survived marriages to other spouses, and a long bout with alcoholism, … Continue reading

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New Tear’s Day

June woke up on New Year’s Day a very happy woman. She woke up “just married” next to the man she had loved for over thirty years. It’s a wonderful story culminating in a wedding that I was privileged to … Continue reading

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