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The Ten Commandments of Marriage from a Man's Point of View

**Special thanks to my MARRIED friend, Fred Marvin, for sharing this with me**

Commandment 1
Marriages are made in heaven. But so are thunder and lightning.


Commandment 2
If you want your wife to listen and pay strict attention to every word you say; talk in your sleep.


Commandment 3
Marriage is grand -- and divorce is at least 100 grand!


Commandment 4
Married life is very frustrating. In the first year of marriage, the man speaks and the woman listens. In the second year, the woman speaks and the man listens. In the third year, they both speak and the neighbors listen.


Commandment 5
When a man opens the door of his car for his wife, you can be sure of one thing: Either the car is new or the wife is.


Commandment 6
Marriage is when a man and woman become as one. The trouble starts when they try to decide which one.


Commandment 7
Before marriage, a man will lie awake all night thinking about something you say. After marriage, he will f…

Has Easter Lost it's True Meaning?

I couldn't wait to take my two-year-old grandson to church this morning for Easter because he looked so handsome in the outfit I bought for him. I was like that with my daughter and I remember my parents were the same with me.

But is that what Easter is all about---dressing up in your newly purchased colorful spring outfits and parading yourself in front of others in God's house?

As a baby boomer I believe Easter, just like Christmas, has lost its meaning over the years as we focus more on the materialism associated with it instead of the death and resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

Did you know the word “Easter” doesn’t have anything to do with the Christian celebration? It is derived from the name of a German deity, Estre or Ostra. She was the goddess of the rising sun and spring, and was celebrated in springtime festivals.

Did you also know that rabbits are an ancient pagan symbol? They represent fertility and are associated with the re-awakening of the land …