A Father’s Love

Burgers and bratwurst, t-shirts with cheesy sayings, and homemade cards that prove more valuable than those sold in any store… All of these gestures will celebrate those commonly ignored but so very crucial figures called “dads.” There are a few varying stories as to the exact origins of Father’s Day. Some say it originated because […]

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Did We Do Enough?

Our daughter is graduating high school this year. There are so many things about her graduation that are exciting. Graduation photos, prom, banquets, college planning—it’s all so new and so exciting. After all, this is what we’ve worked hard for as parents, right? She’s so excited about college, and she’s definitely more independent than I […]

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Legacy of a Grandfather

(Over the past two weeks, my tiny family has been through seismic events, including the near death of my mother. While God chose to give my mom more time on this earth, things looked very different just a few short days ago. As I prepared to say farewell to my mom, I kept thinking of my […]

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You Are Not Your Parents

A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth. (Ecclesiastes 7:1) The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Men marry women like their mothers. Women fall for men like their dads. Nature over nurture. You have heard all these sayings and maybe, just maybe, you […]

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