In Pursuit of Dreams

I've always dreamed of being a writer - ever since my epic thriller "The Black Thing" written around the age of 5 or 6, that featured some sort of shady dancing figure with a boombox (because who wouldn't find that scary?). That would be my last completed book for over two decades. Every few years…

Hurrication

With another tropical disturbance barreling towards the Gulf of Mexico this past weekend, we packed up and headed out… to the beach. That probably seems like a strange choice, but we had the vacation planned and to be fair, at the time of the decision all the projections for the storm were aimed at the…

Refrigerator Art

“Dad, wook come see what I made!” My son’s face lit up with enthusiasm as his little hand pulled me towards the refrigerator. “Show me!” I replied, his excitement transferring instantaneously in a bold denial of the laws of physics. “Wook!” He turned to me, grinning from ear-to-ear, tiny finger outstretched towards the scribbled mess…

The Fervent Dad Challenge

The Fervent Dad Challenge A daily workout for the body, mind, heart, and spirit for Christian fathers of toddlers. Although I have never done CrossFit, sometimes I feel that just being a father to toddlers is close enough. As you naturally find yourself carrying them from place to place, it becomes quite evident that toddlers have the potential to…

Outnumbered and Under-equipped

Can you think of a time where you have ever felt completely and utterly inept? When I stop to think about the responsibilities of my commitments, I begin to crater under the weight: husband, father, work, writing, bible studies, nonprofits… though I am incredibly thankful for each of these opportunities and the deep satisfaction buried…