Category Archives: Family


He chose our heritage for us, the pride of Jacob whom he loves. Psalm 47:4 Not all pride is sinful. Today my heart is full; I am proud beyond measure. Our twins have turned sixteen! Today we celebrate sixteen years … Continue reading

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Live for the Applause of the Nail-Scarred Hands

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Happy Birthday Jackson

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My Daughter’s Thoughts

My fifteen-year-old daughter’s thoughts on what is happening in this country right now:

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Celebrating Sunny

Happy birthday, Sunny!

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The Coddling of the American Mind: A Review

I just finished reading a great book written by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt entitled The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting Up a Generation for Failure. If you’re a Kindle reader, you … Continue reading

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Be Gracious: A Quarantine Prayer

Turn to me and be gracious to me… Psalm 86:16 Let’s face it: we’re spending a lot of time with our loved ones in close quarters these days. I’ve found myself saying this repeatedly over the past few weeks — … Continue reading

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Unexpected Blessings of Quarantine

More time with this kid. We bought kayaks.

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Spring Baseball

This is my favorite picture of our (abbreviated) spring baseball season. In case you were wondering, the kid was out.

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First Varsity Win

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