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Last Login: May 11, 2013
Favorite Quote: "Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves." ~Albert Einstein
Hi, my name's Marvin...
I'm simply looking for 1 special lady I can cherish & romance for the rest of my life... There are not many of you on here in my area & so I'm beginning to wonder if it's God's plan I go through the last-days alone? If so why won't He take this desire away to love and be loved by someone? I will be active here soon and am looking long-term, but am honestly still "rebuilding" a bit and not wanting to rush anything, but I AM hoping to meet you soon...
About me: I'm a gentle, passionate, affectionate, romantic, sensual, fun-loving, God fearing/following, outdoor guy who loves to laugh & have fun. ~whew! (Say THAY 3X real fast, LOL!)
I like to enjoy life & create happy memories. I love the outdoors, anywhere around water, beaches, mountains & animals, & I want to share it all with someone very special. I also love horses, off-road motorcycles, boating &, I'm a fly-fisherman...
My tolerance is very low for manipulation, games, selfishness, drama, arguing, lies or stress, & I hate going long without clearing up misunderstandings.
As for relationships, for me it's all about the heart & developing a closer, deeper bond everyday as the relationship grows to heights maybe neither of us ever knew existed. I'm a one woman man. My love & companionship with my wife will come first, even before my own children. Submission, devotion, surrender, respect & trust must be 100% BOTH-ways, while allowing each other their individualism. What I'm looking for is fun, healthy, close companionship. One special lady who knows how to love & be loved.
I am a communicator, & to me communication is everything; even if it is just in a touch, or a look. I believe that after God, trust & commitment, communication is the key to a successful union of two hearts. I want total openness between both of us, always... I am very warm & passionate with the woman I love & love to cuddle & caress her; so, she must like to be touched, held & kissed, because I cannot help but show my feelings for her, even in public. Everyone around will know I'm in love. I commit hard & will be "in it" with you for the long haul. I am hoping to meet someone who has all this give in return & hope to find someone who loves me as much as I do her.
I also love & respect people. Whether you & I "connect" or not, you can always be comfortable around me as I will accept you as you are, never criticize or put you down, will always be respectful; and….... I will never lie to you.
I very much appreciate feminine beauty & respect someone who takes care of themselves & their bodies, is emotionally healthy enough to trust, be accepting & truly give & receive love. If you haven't loved yourself enough to take care of yourself physically, I probably won't be able to "go there" with you. Beauty & physical attraction are both very important to me but is, by far, not all there is. In the end it is the Heart that reveals true beauty.
My oldest daughter sent me this quote, "A woman's heart should be buried so deep in Christ that a man should have to earnestly seek 'HIM' ~ in order to find her". I like that very much!
Some of you might be thinking that we are getting "too old" to still be seeking a companion, but being healthy & strong, I know I still have 40-50 years to love you -- in a way you may never have experienced before; & then there's eternity! In language a "horse person" would understand, I have plenty of time & energy for one more "good, hard ride"..
I have raised three beautiful well adjusted daughters & I also have a precious 6 year old daughter who I have with me about 20% of the time...
I also have to get this off my chest... Though it can and should be be fun, I dislike the word 'Game' attached to the word 'Dating'. It is not a "game" to me. This, is 'real-life' & I'm serious about it. I am definitely seeking that one, true, life-long friend, sole-mate, lover, & partner, but being aware that it could-be a life-long search, I'm hoping in the mean time, to meet some great people along the way...
I didn't mean to write a book, but there you have it. You've had a look into my heart & you'll discover that my masculine, protective qualities are just as strong. If I have touched you in some way, let's talk.... If you are 'YOU', I can't wait to look into your eyes, & learn all the secrets of your heart...
Dislikes/Deal Breakers: People who are liars, rude, vulgar, harsh, controlling, mean, Passive-Aggressive, manipulators, punisher's, arrogant, prideful, bigots, bullies, screamers, judgers, criticizers, unforgiver's and, people who punish you for something someone else did to them.. Also cruelty to Animals, Hunting...
|Location||Mead, WA, USA|
|Height||6' 1" (185 cm)|
|About Children||I have children and would welcome yours|
|Religious Involvement||every week|
|Field of Work||Wellness Counselor, Businessman|
|Ethnicity||Caucasian / White|
|Self-description||Fun-loving, Caring, Compassionate, Romantic, Passionate, seeker of God, Truth and Peace...|
|Music||Blues, Classical, Classic Rock, Country/Western, Dance/Disco, Jazz, Oldies, Religious Music, Soft Rock, Soul/Rhythm and Blues|
|Favorite bands and musicians||I also love peaceful, classic, romantic piano & hymns...|
|Movie||Action/Adventure, Comedy, Documentary, Drama, Romance, Western|
|Favorite movies and actors||50 First Dates, Dances W/Wolves, Man in the Iron Mask, Groundhog Day, More...|
|Favorite TV shows||Nature, History, Classic TV, True Stories, Comedy's, Wholesome, Fun..|
|Outdoor activity||Automobiles/Motorcycles, Birdwatching, Camping/Hiking/Fishing, Gardening, Golf, Horseback riding, Photography, Snow Skiing/Snowboarding, Sports/Athletics, Tennis, Traveling/Sightseeing|
|Indoor activity||Cooking/Culinary arts, Games, Movies/TV, Music, Reading, Restaurants, Weightlifting|
|My idea of a great trip||Water, fun, sun, sand, or mountains, a sunset, and my ladylove...|
|Food||Barbeque, Chinese, Greek, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Thai, Vegetarian/Vegan, Vietnamese|
|Favorite restaurants||Taste of India, Azars, Lennies Thai, Niko's, Rancho Viejo, Red Dragon.|
|Schools attended||Walla Walla College, & the School of Hard knocks :D|
|Timeliness||I am usually early|
|As for fashion||I'm a somewhat fashionable person|
|Age||Between 40 and 55 years old|
|Height||Between 4' 11" (149 cm) and 6' 0" (182 cm)|
|Body Type||Slender, Athletic, Average, I should maybe lose a few|
|Education||I don't have an education, High School, Technical School, Associate degree, Professional degree, Some College|
First dates are about getting to know each other to see of there is a connection and if both parties are interested in pursuing a deeper friendship. See the person, hear their laughter and see the sparkle in the eye, (if there is any). ;)
Therefore, unless there has been a lot of communication already, something casual, but unique. A nice lunch/dinner, or perhaps meet somewhere neutral, (It is important that both are comfortable and feel safe), then hopefully a walk afterwards to talk, touch a little, and maybe a hug or two to see what sparks fly... Who knows... Before we know it, we might be enjoying our first passionate kiss...
Patience, understanding, gentleness, compassion, love; and, that everyone is in a different place as they are being led by the Spirit of God.
Each person is totally responsible for their own relationship to Christ, their own happiness, their own healing, their own self-love, their own freedom from fear, and their own healthy emotions. I have learned that all of these experiences can only come from their relationship to Christ. Until we receive these gifts from Him we are blocked from being unable to receive love, acceptance, trust and forgiveness from our companion, and we will also be unable to give any of these needs to the one we want so badly to love.
Communication, trust and passion are everything, but without being freed from the hurts and fears of the past the trust, that leads to true open communication, understanding, acceptance and love, cannot take place. We must come to Christ daily and ask Him for ALL of these gifts.
Also, I have come to realize that marriage does not just happen, it is a Miracle! Especially in this day and age! Self must be totally submitted to and controlled by the Spirit of Christ in order to be truly submitted to, (ONE-WITH), another person.
The most profound thing God has shown me is that the Spirit CANNOT be at war with HIMSELF. If He is 'in-you' and He is 'in-me' there can be 'no-war', but instead, only Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Gentleness, Goodness, Faith, (Trust), Kindness and self-control, i.e. Love, Intimacy, Unity, Passion, Trust, Companionship, Joy, Fun, and... Life Abundantly!! :)
If there is war, and there will be from time to time as we take our eyes off of Jesus, we can immediately look inward and know 'Who' and 'what' is missing and restore harmony by submitting quickly again to His 'Lordship'..
Realizing daily my true "state" as a sinner deserving of nothing better than the death the Law demands and eternal separation from God; and realizing that i can do nothing about it, I fall at the feet of Jesus and acknowledge my desperate need of Him as a Savior. Understanding clearly that only through Christ can we fulfill the two requirements of the "Law of Sin and Death" and be redeemed.
That only by accepting Christs Death for my sins, and the Perfect Life He lived in my place, can I be accepted, saved and able to live before a Holy God; and then, with the freedom I receive from being out from under the Law of Sin and Death, choose to walk with, and follow Christ, making Him not only my Savior, but also my Lord and Friend, allowing Him to recreate me and do with me as he wills... and to help me to become more and more like Him, and helping me share all Jesus is, and has to give, to others.... Thank you Jesus...
Then, to share with the world the Truth about who God is, exposing the falsehoods that are in the world, and share the warnings about the times we are living in.
Be retired and in, hopefully, the relationship of a lifetime... maybe already in the land that was promised to us... :)))
Romans 8:1-4 (Really Romans chapter 1-8)
There is, therefore, now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus hath made me free from the Law of Sin and Death. For what the Law could not do, in that it was weak through the flesh, God sending His own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh: that the righteousness of the Law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.
It seems there would few things as fulfilling as being in a relationship with someone you love and adore, (What a beautiful distraction ~ love!), To be with someone that you hate to leave in the morning, and can't wait to see again at the end of the day, (or maybe sometimes in the middle of the day! :), and someone who shares your love for God, His ways and His Nature.
I have also learned the Prayer ~ not "love making" ~ is the most intimate act two people can share. For two people to be so open, so transparent, so vulnerable with each other that they can bear their soles to God before one another is the ultimate act of love, acceptance and trust that there is, and this is where true "oneness" comes from. I SO desire ~ no, CRAVE ~ a true relationship where there is love and acceptance enough to experience this..
Also, this is some thing I like. "Life is short: Live to serve others, seek the joy God desires for you, break the rules that don't hurt anyone, forgive quickly, love truly, kiss slowly, make love passionately, laugh uncontrollably, and never regret anything that made you smile!"
I would also like to say I hope I find someone who truly understands the times we're living in and aware of what is really going on government-ally and what the world has been setting up globally to fulfil all the end-time prophecies in quick succession, or open to learning and 'watching'. Things are about to get very interesting, albeit frightening for those who are unprepared, and I want (hope to have) someone to go through it all with...