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Love that lasts preserving marriage vows.

What are Friends For?

by Harold and Bette Gillogly I guess this Seeds for Growth article grows out of our intensified sense of need we described in the HI-LYTER.  Perhaps it’s true you never realize the true value of something until you do without it for awhile.  Here in Nashville we have done without close friends for nearly a […]

Spiritual What?

It isn’t something we hear much about.  Haven’t seen many books about it.  Haven’t heard any preachers preach about it.  And yet, it’s probably one of the most important issues in a Christian couple’s relationship….Spiritual intimacy. We hear a lot about physical intimacy — the uninhibited sharing of ourselves through our bodies. All one has […]

Well What Did You Expect (Pt. 1 of 2)

by Harold & Bette Gillogly We all came into marriage with expectations — some realistic, some not so realistic.  “My wife ought to be like Carol Brady.”  “My husband ought to be like Ozzie Nelson.”  “And my children ought to be like Beaver Cleaver.”  But soon after the vows are said, reality sets in. REALITY […]

Men and Women’s Real Love Needs

by Harold and Bette Gillogly This month we celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary (June 11)!  Yes, we’re getting older.  But who says old dogs can’t learn new tricks?  We’re still learning.  And as long as we are open to what God wants to do in our lives, He will keep on teaching us new ways […]

Freedom to Fail

by Harold & Bette Gillogly The teacher was blunt, her words cruel.  “He has too many learning disabilities.  It’s a waste of time for him to even attend school here.”  Later, Ralph Showers overheard his Grandmother soothing his parents with this great declaration. “I don’t know what people think of Ralph. But I know what […]