Category Archives: Love of Family

The celebration of friends and family

My Wife is Amazing

My wife is beautiful. I’d have given up long ago on any hope in a relationship if it hadn’t have been for her, who exceeds any and every hope I could have had for a companion. I love her personality, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving approaching Thursday, I’m lucky to be alive, so I’m giving thanks for my friends and family. My wife is working hard at her job as a first-year school teacher, putting in crazy hours, often working seven days a … Continue reading

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A Tribute to my Father-in-law

I went on vacation with my wife this last weekend to her parent’s house where she grew up. They live out in the country. We went there because my father-in-law needed some help putting up his horse shed. He’d been … Continue reading

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Summer’s End

We all love the Fall, if we’re thinking of Thanksgiving or the harvest or any one of our birthdays, the lives of our children, the memories from our anniversaries, the crisp air and the first nip of frost. The goodness … Continue reading

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Is It Worth the Cost?

So often I’ve believed in a dream with everything I’ve had, and in my hope, set goals to see it come true—only to end up watching it fail before my eyes. I’ve felt like a boy who spends a summer … Continue reading

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Tankfull

Life can get me down. Sometimes I just run out of gas. I wind up in a desert. Prickly cacti. Licking lizards. Hot rocks. The burning sun. The whole blue sky baking down.  Sometimes I get restless here. Wanna go … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Mom on Mother’s Day

This is a little thank you to mom for just a few of the many things she’s done in my life. If I had the time, I could write volumes. Mom, you make me proud! Mom, Thank you for encouraging … Continue reading

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Stopping Terrorism

The only way I know how to stop terrorism is through the work of the Holy Spirit. In my own power, I can do nothing. Although I long to do good, to help others, to lift up my neighbors and … Continue reading

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The Strength of Hope

As Romans 5:5 tells me, “And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out His love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom He has given us.” Our vision and understanding are limited, and will always be … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution 2013

America is hurting. She’s searching for an answer. She’s been raked and her wounds are bleeding out. A country groping the darkness in search of the light. Our schools are failing. Our relationships are failing. Our peace of mind is … Continue reading

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