(Some more of my thoughts on the night of February 29, 2004 as a Dad who had two kids in an orphanage in a country that was just had it's government overthrown in a coup.) So, that Sunday night we went to bed. Just like thousands of other people in West Michigan. Except we … Continue reading The Coup – The Fear of the Unknown
I had a discussion with a friend he other day and we both agreed that if we had stood talking on January 1, 2018 and knew what 2018 would bring, we would have.....well, we would had a hard time. I don't want to look at 2018 any more, though I have a feeling it will … Continue reading Looking back at 2018? No thanks!
"God is still writing your story. Quit Trying to Steal the Pen" Quit - Stop - don't do it. Quit trying - It doesn't usually work, but you can try. Steal - it doesn't really belong to you. The Pen - the thing that makes your story the work of art that it is. So … Continue reading ”Quit Trying to Steal the Pen” by Toby Mac
Well, it's not really THE thing. It's more like, no wait, it's not even A thing. But it is a thing. It's a thing that is fun. A thing that can be really enjoyable. A thing that can help them learn and frankly, help the parents learn too. I'm talking about bedtime stories. Reading bedtime … Continue reading The Thing About Having Kids
When I'm an adult..... When my kids are out of school..... When we get the house paid off...... When I get my college degree....... When...... When....... Guess what - God doesn't work that way. God doesn't say, "When you're an adult, I want you to......" "When your medical problems are gone, I want you to....." … Continue reading When…..