“Your time is your life. That is why the greatest gift you can give someone is your time.” – Rick Warren
You work hard to create a good life for your family. With a nice house, some money in the bank and a plan for the future, you probably count these things as some of your most important assets.
And they are. Each one is incredibly important to establishing stability and comfort.
But just as important as what you provide, there’s one more thing that makes a positive difference in the lives of your loved ones. It can’t be seen on a bank statement or in a retirement calculator, but provides just as much warmth and security. It’s your time. Your most important asset is the time you give to others – and to yourself: Continue Reading This Post »
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: “It’s the little things that keep us together. Those little things will make me love you forever.” – Sonia Schaad
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About Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer. He is the author of Letting Go: 25 True Stories of Peace, Hope and Surrender, which includes 10 free Peace and Balance tools.
“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” – Mignon McLaughlin
To celebrate my 29th wedding anniversary with Mary Beth, here’s the second part of a two-part series about the importance of sincere communication in a marriage.
The first post, 10 Things to Tell Your Wife Everyday was for husbands looking for heartfelt ways to express how they feel. Today’s post is for wives searching for the right things to say so their husbands will know how much they are loved.
Even though I’ve been blessed to hear these things said for many years, I never grow tired of the love that’s spoken with each word.
Instead of just sharing ideas on what to say, here are the words that have stirred my heart. This isn’t a script, just a blueprint that can stir your husband’s heart, too. Mix up the words – it doesn’t matter. All that matters is you say them with sincerity, and with love. Continue Reading This Post »
A note from Alex: On Sunday, June 22, my wife and I will celebrate our 29th wedding anniversary. While Mary Beth and I don’t have a perfect marriage, we have an honest, loving marriage that is built on trust and communication.
To honor this milestone, I’m writing a two-part post. Today’s post is for written husbands. Thursday’s post will be for wives, and each post provides the same amazing lesson my marriage has taught me: Open and sincere communication is a must-have for lasting love.
”Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” – Lao Tzu
Sometimes life gets in the way and husbands don’t always find an opportunity to tell their wives how important they are to them. Whether it’s the “problem of the day” or a hectic schedule, it can be challenging for men to find the right moment to tell their spouse how much they are loved and appreciated.
If you are a husband who struggles with letting your wife know what she means to you, here are ten simple, but heartfelt ways to express how you truly feel. Continue Reading This Post »