Falling with style into 2017

There’s something I haven’t written about in a while: my life. Not that my life is all that interesting, but I’ve been ‘quiet’ through most of 2016 and haven’t talked or written much about what’s been happening. That’s because there have been major changes that have both kept me busy …

Fatherhood A to Z; 26 things I’ve learned in 15 years

A = Attention. When they’re young your kid(s) want your attention, especially when you have something important to do or are trying to sleep in on a weekend. Give them all they need, they won’t have that heartfelt desire to please you forever. And if you make them feel like …

Wishing you the merriest Christmas!

Wishing you the merriest Christmas and a day filled with love. If you’re blessed with more than you deserve, reach out to someone with less, and always shine your light on the world. He is the reason for the season. Peace.  

Flatlining

This is a long one. I haven’t talked about this much at all, but I’ve been dealing with a ‘medical condition’ since the beginning of 2012 (actually longer than that, but recently with more frequency) that has had me distracted and slightly out of communication for a while. For some …

A different church experience

I was in church Sunday and my heart was closed, the useless words of the pastor bouncing off me like flimsy man made spears off of a dragon’s armored skin. I couldn’t help thinking of Eustace Scrubb in C.S. Lewis‘s book ‘Voyage of the Dawn Treader‘. Suddenly I have the armored …

Two words

We will give thanks this week and I can probably write for hours about what I’m thankful for, yet, it’s easy enough to say in just two words: God‘s grace.