Category Archives: Marriage

The Silent Struggle

Reflections from a Retrouvaille Marriage Weekend The room was full, But at the same time emptiness filled the air. Couples had come for the weekend, To work on their hurting marriage. Some were embarrassed, some were angry, Some were anxious, … Continue reading

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Easter Vigil

Easter Vigil

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The Ugly in Me

  Publisher: dwinger      Volume No.  5      Issue No 2        Date Mar. 1, 06       “What I do, I do not understand. For I do not do what I want, but I do what I hate. Now if I … Continue reading

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Conviction

Publisher: dwinger Volume No. 5 Issue No 1 Date Feb. 22, 06 Would it be alright if I got on my soapbox a minute? I am convicted and convinced that the faith of men must be awakened. Until this faith … Continue reading

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Where is God in all this?

Publisher: dwinger      Volume No.  4      Issue No 25       Date Oct. 25, 05     As I sit down to compose this edition of Mary Mail, I notice that the last time I wrote was at the end of August. Where … Continue reading

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Letting Go, Listening, Answering

Publisher: dwinger      Volume No.  4      Issue No 24       Date Aug. 27, 05   [Ed. note: This was written when our eldest son first went off to college.]   Ryan hasn’t even been gone for a week, and I am struggling … Continue reading

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Retrouvaille

Publisher: dwinger      Volume No.  4      Issue No 23       Date Aug. 16, 05     This past weekend Teague and I experienced Retrouvaille. Retrouvaille, pronounced Re-tro-vi¢ with long o and long i, is a French word meaning rediscovery. It is clear … Continue reading

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Dress Shoppin, Hay Haulin, & Graduation

Publisher: dwinger      Volume No.  4      Issue No 19       Date Jun. 1, 05     The couple of weeks have flown by like a whirlwind. I will try and give you a taste.   When it comes to teenage girls, I … Continue reading

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We’re going to Church

Publisher: dwinger      Volume No.  4      Issue No 18       Date May. 18, 05   In the first years of our marriage Teague and I made a couple of feeble attempts to go to church. We soon stopped, and only went on … Continue reading

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Today

Publisher: dwinger   Volume No. 4   Issue No 15   Date Apr. 20, 05 Seventeen years ago today, Reid was born. He has grown quite a bit since his first day here on earth. (6’3″, 250 lbs.) As a baby, he took … Continue reading

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