18 Years From Now…

Who will Luke and Wyatt be when they grow up, move out and hit the world on their own two feet (or four feet, collectively)? What passions will drive them? What character traits will define them? What mark will they leave on the world? As a part of Baby Dedication at our church we challenge … Continue reading 18 Years From Now…

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The Sting Of Change

I hate change. I know it’s not cool to hate change, but I still do. I don’t resist change. I know it’s healthy, not to mention inevitable. But I still hate it. This morning I discovered that my daughter, Kate, also hates change. Kate has had the same babysitter, the AMAZING Paula Hardee, ever since … Continue reading The Sting Of Change

Preschool Graduations :: Thoughts on God’s joy in us

Every year our church hosts the graduation ceremonies for the Preschool next door. And every year I am amazed at the insane level of enthusiasm in the room. Parents start showing up, as early as, two hours before the ceremony hoping to secure a good seat for pictures. There are tripods being set up at … Continue reading Preschool Graduations :: Thoughts on God’s joy in us

Castles Made Of Sand :: When Parenting Meets Life-Planning…

We just got back from a spontaneous two-day trip to the beach. It was a desperately needed break from our other responsibilities to focus on our too often neglected, yet critically important, relationships within our own family. One of my favorite memories from the trip revolved around the classic, family activity of sandcastle building. Which. … Continue reading Castles Made Of Sand :: When Parenting Meets Life-Planning…