It’s the wind that you never fully consider. Perhaps it gets a mention–”And think of the wind!”–but I doesn’t get the attention it deserves from the outsiders. Not like the height. The focus is on the height. The death-defying, gravity-taunting, insane height above the earth. What those who safe on the ground don’t realize is […]
“When are you going to have another child?” I hate that question, though I must confess that I have asked it of people before. I hate that question because my wife and I have been asked it countless times, and we have no answer, other than: “When God ends our suffering.”
I do really well with multi-tasking. So well, in fact, that I take on way too much, but even then, I manage until something goes. Something always goes wrong.
I wrote the following words about five years ago, and they still hold true: listening is doing! The difference is that I think I’m in a place now to offer a few tips on how to make the transition from a passive hearing to an active listening.
I was praying on Wednesday about a personal problem about which I feel very strongly, an issue that deeply affects my family. I was asking God to do something, to change something, to make my wife and I’s dream come true. And I thought of Mary.
Kaitlyn went to a women’s conference, so it was just Emma and I for part of Thursday evening—she stayed with Kait’s mom for the night—and then Friday night and all of Saturday. On Thursday, we had kindergarten round-up at Emma’s new school. It’s hard to believe that she’ll be entering school in the fall! Then, […]