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...
How To Pray For Your Child
February 21st, 2022
I think we would all agree that praying for our children is important and something we should do.But, I bet if we are being honest we have no idea how to do this outside of asking God to keep them saf...
February 9th, 2022
Aprendi a compartir mí fe desde muy pequeño. Siempre escuché a mi mamá hablar de Dios con otras personas. Supongo que ella ha sido una de las mayores influencias en mi vida para mantener una relación ...
February 2nd, 2022
I can remember first learning the term “growing pains” when I was a kid. My brother was having some pains in his legs and my parents were trying to ease his worries. They told him it was completely no...