An Up and Down Day

Today kinda sucked. Duct cleaners were here to suck the dust out of our vents but there was a problem with our air conditioner so they had to pack up and reschedule until that was fixed. Today was kinda good. Called HVAC company and they were here within the hour and two helpful guys fixed […]

It’s Science!

Last night my middle son started to absolutely flip out and wouldn’t go upstairs to take a shower because he was scared to be alone. Apparently, they had seen a preview to a scary movie on TV and he was afraid whatever little evil thing was in the movie was going to get him. At […]

Long Sleeves On A 94-degree Day

Do you ever tell yourself stories about yourself? Here’s one that seems to be on repeat in my head lately: They’re not like you. You’re kind of weird. They aren’t going to like you. You’re alone. I wore a long sleeve shirt to a meeting when it was 94 degrees outside last week because I […]

A Learning Father’s Day

I learned to ride a bike with my older sister. I can still remember taking those training wheels off and having her run alongside me and then looking back and seeing her standing 10 feet back and realizing I was riding my bike by myself. It was a great moment for me – a confidence-builder. […]

Church Settling

We’ve tried a couple churches since we moved and I’m starting to feel like we’re going to have to settle. I have such high hopes, such giant expectations that I don’t think any church is going to meet them. I really thought we would find the place where we really fit theologically, worship-style-wise, community-wise, and […]