True Love

True Love

The plot of the recently released film 1917 is intriguing (Though I haven’t seen nor am I endorsing the movie). A large contingent of British troops are poised to run headlong into an ambush that will claim most, if not all, of their lives. Two men are tasked with...
I Can Do It Myself

I Can Do It Myself

There comes a time in every parent’s life when their child looks up at them with defiance and says, “I can do it myself!” Whether buttoning a coat, tying a shoe, riding a bicycle, or operating a mobile device, our children’s independence is an accomplishment...
The Greatest Gift

The Greatest Gift

When I was a teenager my Grandmother gave me a 1/16th scale toy tractor that had been completely refurbished for Christmas. I no longer played with toys, but this was one I had played with often while visiting my grandparents. It was personal, priceless (costly), and...
Thanks-Living

Thanks-Living

I sat in utter amazement as a friend shared that several years ago he had literally been buried alive while running a piece of heavy equipment. He thanks God for that tragic and traumatic life experience during which he was faced with the reality of his own frailty....
Not Getting What We Deserve

Not Getting What We Deserve

I was surprised to see the flashing lights in my rear view mirror as I drove along the road exiting Sand Dunes National Monument in south central Colorado. I was preoccupied with listening to our three children (young at that time) and thinking about the two hour...