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Sep

Ask the Samurai: Relationship & Marriage Q&A

Samurai Husband HelmetSince starting this blog, I have had a lot of questions on marriage from both men and women.  A lot of these questions are ones that I thought to myself, “This would be good for other people to hear!”  So I am starting an ongoing Samurai Q&A; so if you have any questions or topics that have not gotten covered so far in the blog, this is the post to ask them in!  Simply write a comment in the “Leave a Reply” box below and depending on the nature of the question, either I or my wife will answer.  I am sure someone else is wanting to ask the exact same thing…

Responses will be in the form of a returned comment, so be sure to check back and see the answer.  If it is one that we feel should get some extra attention, we will write another post specifically addressing that question.

So ask away…

1
Sep

A Base Hit is Better Than a Home Run

Baseball First BaseBabe Ruth is a legend.   He has hit more home runs than anyone else in history behind Hank Aaron and Barry Bonds*.   All three players are notorious for slamming balls out of the park… but are just as notorious for striking out.   They are 1, 2, and 3 all-time for HRs, but are also ranked 44, 87, and 104 as all time strike-out leaders.  Fact: When you swing for the fences all the time, you are going to strike out more often.  Anyone who plays baseball knows that a player who can consistently get on base is better for the team than a player who hits the occasional home run.   The same principle is true in marriage: a husband that intentionally makes small, daily deposits in his marriage does more for his marriage than the husband who sweeps his wife off her feet with epically romantic get-aways twice a year… yet neglects the day to day investments.  With that in mind, here are 10 ways to get on base that you can do this week: Read more »