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Heavy Troubles & Weighty Mercies :: One Year Ago…

One year ago today our twin boys were born. It was a beautiful, exciting and nearly tragic day. Just a few short hours after their birth, Erin was bleeding out on an OR table while I anxiously paced the hallways … Continue reading

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The Myth of Finding Time

I took a break from writing for a while. I’m sure all of my loyal, devoted readers…I mean reader (love you mom!), probably noticed. I would like to say there was a strategic reason for this lapse, but there wasn’t. … Continue reading

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Meteor Showers At Midnight :: Thoughts on friends that change you…

I have a theory about friendship. I think we’re drawn to certain people, not just because we like certain things about them, but also because we like the way we are when we’re with them. You know how some friends … Continue reading

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Thirty-Three :: Thoughts on my “Jesus Year”

Today I’m 33. Well, today and the next 364 days. I’m pretty sure the 10-year old me would call me old, but he was a punk so I don’t really care much about what he thinks. I don’t feel old … Continue reading

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A Few Days In March :: Our story of life, love, heroes, healing, family, friends, providence and pain

I’ve been planning on writing this for some time now but I knew I had to get the timing right. Letting enough time pass that I could actually tell the story in it’s entirety and not feel overwhelmed or crushed … Continue reading

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Fast Feet :: Lessons In Humiliation

I am a runner. At least that’s what I tell myself (and others, when I think it may impress them). I’m pretty inconsistent and probably shouldn’t claim the hobby, but I do really enjoy it. A few years ago I … Continue reading

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72 Hours That Changed Everything :: Thank Yous To Those Who Stood With Us

Some of you have asked about whether I was going to write about the events of this past week. And while I definitely will at some point, I’m just not able to do so in much detail yet. To take … Continue reading

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Losing My Grip :: Thoughts on the Illusion of Control

For the past week or so, I’ve begun each day with an acute awareness that this could be the last morning I wake up before the twins are born. This could be the last cup of coffee I drink before … Continue reading

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This One Goes Out To All My YQ Peeps! (You know who you are)

It’s hard to put a gauge on change in your own life. It’s not something objective that can be measured. It’s more like something that you become suddenly aware of when the past leaps out of the shadows and into … Continue reading

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I Just Bought Identity, Affirmation & Love On Clearance…

I recently bought my very first clothing item from Abercrombie & Fitch (GASP!) Some of you are probably shocked because you’re offended by their sketchy marketing techniques and others of you are just offended because I’m 32 and too old … Continue reading

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