Dancing in the Mine Fields by Andrew Peterson

The Dee Zone is not connected with Andrew Peterson. When I post videos I like to include something about the artist or song. I think Andrew's description of the inspiration for this song is better than anything I might write. In December of 2009 my wife and I celebrated fifteen years of marriage. A few … Continue reading Dancing in the Mine Fields by Andrew Peterson

Lists and Marriage

This is something I have been thinking about for several months.  Many months ago I had a conversation with a young adult about the credentials he had for a potential mate. He had spent a great deal of time composing a rather detailed list. To his credit he had focused on character traits rather than … Continue reading Lists and Marriage

Thoughts on Love

Found this tidbit  a couple of weeks ago in the devotional I was reading. Your love for God is only as great as the love you have for the person you love the least. -- Dorothy Day The more I think about it the more profound it is.  A quick look in the concordance and … Continue reading Thoughts on Love

Attitude Adjustment

Found this quote by author  and humorist Barbara Johnson: Doing something positive toward another person is a practical approach to feeling better about yourself. I have always enjoyed the practicality of Johnson's writing.  That statement is so true. A long-time ago I learned that when I was down one of the best things I can … Continue reading Attitude Adjustment