Preschool Graduations :: Thoughts on God’s joy in us

Every year our church hosts the graduation ceremonies for the Preschool next door. And every year I am amazed at the insane level of enthusiasm in the room. Parents start showing up, as early as, two hours before the ceremony hoping to secure a good seat for pictures. There are tripods being set up at … Continue reading Preschool Graduations :: Thoughts on God’s joy in us

Castles Made Of Sand :: When Parenting Meets Life-Planning…

We just got back from a spontaneous two-day trip to the beach. It was a desperately needed break from our other responsibilities to focus on our too often neglected, yet critically important, relationships within our own family. One of my favorite memories from the trip revolved around the classic, family activity of sandcastle building. Which. … Continue reading Castles Made Of Sand :: When Parenting Meets Life-Planning…

Auto-Tuning Your Life :: The Long-term Effects Of Short-Term Convenience

Many of you only know Auto-Tune as a sweet app on your phone that makes you sound like T-Pain. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg that is auto-tuning. Auto-Tune is a digital recording tool that automatically adjusts the pitch of a singer to the correct note when they miss it. It was originally … Continue reading Auto-Tuning Your Life :: The Long-term Effects Of Short-Term Convenience

Parental Advisory :: This Book Contains Explicit And Violent Scenes

Yesterday I was in the middle of my normal morning routine… shower, clothes, brushing teeth, flossing (eh, who am I kidding… I floss, like, twice a year). Anyway, the TODAY show was on, as usual. And I hear a little knock on the door and Gavin walks in, “Daddy, can you tie my shoes?” Which … Continue reading Parental Advisory :: This Book Contains Explicit And Violent Scenes