I find it interesting (and embarrassing) that we as Americans do so little physical labor that many of us have to exercise just to stay healthy. If, instead of exercising, we would all build a shed, paint a fence, hoe a garden or do something physical that produces a product, can you imagine how much [...]

Contentment

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“I can do everything through him who gives me strength.” This statement was written by the Apostle Paul in his letter to the church at Philippi. I dare say it is one of the most recognized verses in the New Testament, and it is quoted often by Christians, particularly ones who are facing great obstacles. [...]

Awesome God

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Since the very first time I rocked my daughter to sleep as a baby, I have sung to my children. Though I’ve actually spent more time singing to my son over the past three years, my daughter is now old enough to sing with me. And so nearly a year ago now, I decided that [...]

This past Saturday, I got my driver’s license renewed. I was at the BMV for less than a half hour. But it was the absolute best part of my weekend. Why? My son Emmitt went with me. When my family was still intact, one of the things I most looked forward to each day was [...]

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