Remember Who You Are
February 13th, 2023
Time was running out. We were down one goal to zero with a spot in the semifinals on the line. With just a few minutes to go, one of our top players was able to break through for a goal. The score was...
January 9th, 2023
Then I acknowledged my sin to you and did not cover up my iniquity. I said,"I will confess my transgressions to the LORD" and you forgave the guilt of my sin. Selah.(Psalm 32:5)Driving along listening...
October 5th, 2022
One of my favorite TV shows currently is "The Great British Baking Show" on Netflix. On this show, 12-13 amateur bakers, people like you and me who enjoy baking at home, get to compete. They make elab...
The Perfect Gift
September 28th, 2022
I’m not a very good gift giver. Fortunately, my wife’s love language is not receiving gifts. She prefers quality time. That works much better for me.When I reflect on gifts that I’ve given loved ones ...
September 19th, 2022
Every morning, my 3-year-old asks if we can go on a “lizard hunt” before school. She loves all things lizards and critters. Most mornings, I’m rushing to get ready. Trying to pack lunches, get myself ...
Promise Over Pain
August 22nd, 2022
Mama, it hurts,” my daughter said. We may need to go get an X-ray, sweetie. “No! Then I won’t be able to dance or do any stunts on Friday!” She cried. Those beautiful blue eyes staring into mine so di...
BRAVE: A Lesson in Communication
July 21st, 2022
I'm sure you've been in this scenario, you are on your favorite streaming service searching for something to watch. Well this happened to my family recently while we were on Disney+. We let my daughte...
June 28th, 2022
Everyone can remember something they regret. You know what I’m talking about because you are already trying to stop thinking about it. Too late!That first “regret” I remember goes way back… in Stoudem...
May 25th, 2022
Practicing silence and solitude-- especially when we are busy– is essential to experiencing a healthy spiritual life.I’m no expert. To be honest, those closest in my circle would testify this is a fau...
April 6th, 2022
As a kid, I remember getting so excited for celebrations. Birthdays, Valentines, Easter, Christmas, Halloween, good report cards and all the in betweens. As an adult, I’m finding that I allow celebrat...
March 21st, 2022
Storms reveal a lot about a child…and us.When our daughters were small, my bride and I would pray that they were in a deep sleep whenever a storm passed through at night. Otherwise we knew it would be...
March 2nd, 2022
My wife and I moved into a small one bedroom apartment after selling our nearly 2400 square foot house this past July. Neither of us like to clean or make home improvements, so we have loved living in...