The Job Description of a Child – Part 3

Posted on August 12, 2012

Another golden moment in parenting came when we were on our way to church one day. Two babies strapped in their individual baby seats, Mama driving, and Papa going over his notes to preach on a weekend service. Inevitably there …

The Job Description of a Child – Part 2

Posted on August 10, 2012

There comes a golden moment when you as a parent can step back and bask in the joy of having birthed and raised a helpful human being. When was that moment was for us? When Alexis began, on her own …

Cure for the Insecure

Posted on July 2, 2012

I told you that yesterday was the first time I woke up without my children in my house. Where were they? We had to entrust them to their grandmother for one night because the following morning, we knew we would …

Missing Children

Posted on July 1, 2012

Yesterday was the first time since becoming a father that I’ve slept at our home without our two children being present. It was odd to me. I kept looking around for them, expecting to bump into them or thinking I …

Grace on a Staircase

Posted on June 25, 2012

A while ago little Alexis tumbled down from the top of our staircase. I saw it happen! You can’t imagine the feeling of helplessness. All I could do was shout “Alexis!” and suddenly she stopped rolling and came to a …

Two Magic Words

Posted on June 1, 2012

When our children object to our command or ask us a question, we try to answer them with reason. But if it’s followed by stubborn objections or endless questions, we teach our children to say two magic words that end …

The Milestones of Growth

Posted on May 30, 2012

What are the steps of spiritual growth? Let’s take a look at the steps of baby growth. This is a list of development milestones in our daughter (applies equally to our son): 1. Feeds herself 2. Clothes herself 3. Speaks …

Why I Started a Blog

Posted on May 23, 2012

These are my thoughts inspired while I travel around the world (40 countries and counting). I travel for ministry, missions, humanitarian aid, adventure, fun and sometimes… to do nothing at all… except write. My intention is that my children will …

A 3 Year Old on How to Approach to God

Posted on May 19, 2012

The next morning after returning from China, I was woken up by Alexis bouncing in her playpen, trying to get my attention with these words, “I love you, Papa. I promise I’ll be quiet and I won’t touch anything. Can …