As often as not, divorce comes from minor things. It’s just that they’re
always there. I’ve come to believe that small, minor things can build like the tower of Babel, and finally bring down
the life you promised in your beginning.
these: The guy comes in, and as he gets out of his work clothes, he just leaves them where they fell. Here a sock, there
a sock and a wife starts wanting to make those socks into verbs. (by the way, a "verb" is an action word).
And about your body sounds, fella. Belching, nose-blowing and
all. Try to remember that you’re not out with the guys. Women are different and if you’ll treat them with respect,
they’ll treat you in ways you’ll enjoy. And just because she doesn’t know a regular from a phillips screwdriver,
don’t yell "not that one, stupid." I’ll bet you don’t know how long to boil an egg. Will Rogers
said, "Everyone is ignorant, just on different things." There are people in big cities who don’t know that
milk comes from cows.
And I may as
well repeat something I’ve said before: Don’t call her "the old lady," even is she’s old. There’s
a point where you may come home and find a note in the kitchen saying those four little words; "see you in court."
Anyone who had rather play computer games than sit with his wife now and then, is tempting fate. You want to give her a
pleasant surprise? Get out an old family picture album and leaf through it with her. She may even cry.
I don’t need to tell you that all this comes easier when
you’ve chosen the Lord as your guide. He’ll put thoughts in your head that will get your marriage back in the
"I Do" atmosphere.
easy to be messy, but it’s also easy to be neat. Ask your wife where the clothes hamper is. After she regains consciousness,
check the rooms for waste baskets and use them. What’s a couple of steps for the one you once said, "I love you"
to. Surprise her and she just might surprise you.