Phil's Blog

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Phil’s Tips for a Great Marriage

While I was writing the book, To Be Perfectly Honest, a daily diary of me trying to live without a…

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Getting Older

I’m an optimist. Not even gravity can get me down. Recently I celebrated another birthday. A younger friend called and…

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Abandoned Husband

One holiday weekend, my friends Bob and Audrey left Winnipeg, Manitoba, their van piled high with sleeping bags and children,…

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The Greatest Gift Ever

When I was a child, my parents weren’t able to afford much for Christmas, so I didn’t expect much. And…

Mary Christmas
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A Very Mary Christmas

A grandfather lived a thousand miles from his nine grandkids. On December 1st he wrote a generous check to each…

The Best Invitation We Could Get
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The Best Invitation We Could Get

I love invitations. Like this one from a friend celebrating a birthday. The card is all decked out in groovy…

Jesus Wept
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Jesus Wept

What the shortest verse in the Bible, and the only A+ I got for memory verses in Sunday School, tells…

Thankful for Supermoms
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Thankful for Supermoms

As a young Dad, I thought my wife had it easy. She stayed home with our little darlings as I…

How to Win Success in Life
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How to Win Success in Life

It’s impossible to have enough aviation jokes in your day, so here’s one to get things started. A guy asked…