One of my absolute favorite things about my childhood was going camping with my family. The mountain climbing, swimming, hiking, relaxing around the fire, and of course scary stories were right up my alley. I got to take my family camping at the same place that I grew up camping. It was a blessing. As … Continue reading “Dear Dad, I Get It Now”
This post is meant for dad's. That being said, I believe any parent/grandparent could benefit from this. I am just simply writing this with dad's in mind. Dad's, you are so important. You are the one that shapes what your son's think manhood looks like. You are the ones that set the standard for how … Continue reading My Challenge to Dad’s
Twenty years ago my dad took our family to Quartz Mt State Park to go camping. This wasn't out of the norm. We frequented that location. In fact my mother made a patch to put on our camping tent that said "home away from home", and that it was. Our family took great comfort in … Continue reading When your compass breaks
As I look around our society today, it is painfully clear that our world has forgotten what it means to really be a man. They chase after money, power, and anything self-indulging. I stand here today, blessed. Because I did not simply have a biological father, I had a daddy. My dad taught me what … Continue reading Dear Daddy: You have always been my hero.
One night last week my son said something to me that shook me. Not just caught me off guard, but shook me to my core. I was laying him in his bed, we talked about the day, we prayed, and I was about to leave the room... Then, it happened. He said "Daddy, can I … Continue reading Dear Son,
One of my favorite quotes dealing with the subject of contentment is this: "As a rule, man is a fool. When it is hot he wants it cool, when it is cool he wants it hot, He is always wanting what is not." I do not remember where I first heard this saying, but it … Continue reading “As a Rule, Man is a Fool”
Mark chapter 11 contains a fascinating event recorded for us. Near the end of Jesus' time on this earth, following His triumphal entry on the back of the colt, He became angry with a tree. Mark 11:12-14 - "On the following day, when they came from Bethany, he was hungry. 13 And seeing in the … Continue reading “Will He find fruit in you?”