Real Life Here: I'm so very tired. And I'm so very tired of sick kids. (Honestly, I'm just a little tired of my kids). And yet... And yet, at the same time I feel so incredibly grateful for the many, many blessings is my life. We suffered through 3 years of infertility and multiple miscarriages, not … Continue reading Feeling Overwhelmed?
I've been thinking a lot about Joseph this past year or so. Not Joseph, the adopted dad of Jesus. No, I'm talking about Joseph- the arrogant, young leader who had a vision from God. You probably know the story: Joseph shared his God-given vision with those closest to him and what happened? He ended up … Continue reading Joseph, Dreams, and Getting Out of a Pit
Things don’t always go the way that we think they will! Isn’t life like that though? We make plans and then life throws us a curve ball. We don’t get into the college of our dreams. That guy or girl you thought was “the one” laughs at you when you ask them out. Out of nowhere, … Continue reading God’s Guidance
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 (ESV) Its a Bible verse I've had memorized for almost 3 decades. However, actually living out the truth of it is a whole other matter! Its an easy verse … Continue reading Trust in the LORD
I have to be honest with you: I'm not loving life right now. It's COLD. Oh so cold. No more football for like 260 days. We are in this season of waiting on God to tell us what's next. Don't get me wrong. I'm a very blessed man. I have an OUTSTANDING wife and awesome kids. We … Continue reading Sometimes You Just Need a Donut
Every January, I look back to the last couple of years and I get excited about what the future might hold. Here's some highlights from the past couple of years: 2010: our son Joshua is born after 3 years of infertility! 2011: we move from Colorado to Wisconsin, help start a new church, and I start … Continue reading Excited for the Future
I sat on the floor with my three year old son, surrounded my thousands and thousands of little LEGO pieces. “Wow!”, I thought to myself, “this is a pretty daunting task!” We were attempting to rebuild my X-Wing LEGO starfighter from 1999. The problem was that the X-Wing pieces had been mixed in with thousands … Continue reading Building Legos, Building Children