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“When I hear people talk about juggling, or the sacrifices they make for their children, I look at them like they’re crazy, because ‘sacrifice’ infers that there was something better to do than being with your children.” — Chris Rock

I’ve thought the exact same thing many times. If I could, I would be a stay-at-home dad, and I’d never look back.

Pride Hurts

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I have an appointment with my doctor scheduled for next Tuesday. This is the first time in my life that I can remember visiting a doctor because of an injury. I’m very blessed to have lived this long without having any serious injuries. But the story about this particular one is a bit silly, and it’s a reminder of something I learned long ago: pride hurts.

I’ve enjoyed bicycling since I was in third grade, and during my college days in particular. But after a season of little... Continue reading post

I’ve known for a very long time that my divorce was of the enemy, but this past week, God has changed my perception on this. Perhaps in my pride, I always thought the attack was against me, as well as my (former) wife. But what I realize now is that it was an attack against the plans of God.

Just prior to my divorce, I was seeking God with greater fervency than I had in a ve... Continue reading post

I’ve said before that I find coincidences particularly interesting because I don’t believe in them. Here’s a case in point.

A while ago, I felt like God wanted me to advertise free mower blade sharpening in my neighborhood. That’s a story in itself for another time, but suffice it to say I spent the evening tonight working on a lawn mower. I had spent much of the previous day in the garage working on a bicycle. While looking for a bike part, I had gone through my parts... Continue reading post