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25 Lessons for Young Men from 25 Years of Marriage

This week Lauren and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary.  I can honestly say that I love my wife and delight in her more than ever.  She is my best friend and the greatest gift God has given me on this earth.  Many have told me how lucky I am.  And I don't disagree, especially when you mean by lucky what the Psalmist meant by "blessed" - I have received what I have not deserved.  I never imagined as a teenager that my life would be so full and so blessed and I claim no credit for the lucky state in which I find myself.  What little wisdom I have discovered and exercised has been given to me by a gracious God who has protected me from my lack of wisdom more times than I can count or want to know.

So, in honor of this Silver Anniversary, I thought I would share a little of the wisdom I have gleaned in 25 years of marriage with young dudes who are just starting their marriage journey.  Everyone likes lists, so I think I will give you 25 points to ponder in absolutely…