200 Colored Buttons and 4 Cans of Diet Coke
So, I live on the west side of Michigan – about 30 minutes from Lake Michigan. There’s a school on the other side of the state where an adoptive mom teaches – she has two children from Haiti and I consider her a friend. When I was working for the orphanage, she asked me if […]
Comfort Zone? Uh, yeah, I didn’t pack that…..
In June of 2003, my wife and I got on a plane in Miami bound for Port Au Prince, Haiti. We forgot to pack our comfort zone. Left that back in Michigan. Our intention at that point was to spend a week volunteering at an orphanage and eventually adopt from them. I had never been […]
That Today was just a “normal” Sunday. I wish that we didn’t “have” to have a day to say thank you to the Dads who show up every day. I wish that showing up was considered the norm and not an exception. I wish that today wasn’t so hard for those whose Dads didn’t show […]
The Devil Isn’t Happy Tonight……
See, there’s this “kid” (yeah, I’m old enough to call someone in their 20’s a kid). He’s a preacher’s kid and a preacher’s grandkid. He’s grown up “in the church” but his preacher dad wasn’t a stereotypical preacher. He planted a church – out west in this state called California. This kid grew up with […]