My oldest son was born with Down syndrome, and for a while, all I could see when I looked at him was that diagnosis. Every day I would research more about Down syndrome, telling myself it was to be a better father to my son, but I was really searching for an answer to the … Continue reading Saying Yes
I know a guy named Rick who can tell a female wolf's status in a pack just from the way she urinates. He can identify individual wolves with a scope from more than a mile away by the way they walk or turn their head. Rick is tuned in. I know another guy named Dan … Continue reading Pay Attention
I love to read. I have since I was a kid. I remember one summer my mom told me she would give me a dollar for every book I read that summer. I ended up making $7 mostly off of reading Matt Christopher books. I know seven books may not sound like a lot, but … Continue reading No Time to Read?
In Colossians 4:2-4, Pauls encourages us to "continue steadfastly in prayer, being watchful in it with thanksgiving. At the same time, pray also for us, that God may open to us a door for the word, to declare the mystery of Christ." From this passage, one can clearly see that it is God's will that … Continue reading Every Moment Holy
Jared:I have a standing appointment every Tuesday evening with two Mormon missionaries. My wife and I have been sitting down and meeting with these young men for nearly two years now on a weekly basis to talk about our beliefs and listen to theirs. Let me be clear, I have no intention of leaving the church or … Continue reading Thankful this Thursday (11/23)