Parenting Fail: 101

You know what I just learned… there is no distant future with a toddler. Oh sure, there is a “this is whats going to happen in five seconds future”, a “this is what is happening after we put your shoes on future”, even a “if you do or eat this you get that future,” but…

Stressed to THE MAX!!!

I’m not sure about you, but I literally just went through the most stressful season of my life and I am pumped that my heart didn’t explode and that I still have a full head of hair. Just to give a little more context, my wife and I are pregnant with our second little baby,…

Sore Loser

I am probably the worst loser in the world… nay, the universe. I get so emotionally invested into competitoins, even of the useless variety like Mario Kart on the Nintendo Wii.  Whenever I have these outbursts I always feel so dirty and horrible. I mean who really wants to see a grown man complain and…

Daily Needs Met

It seems that everything I am reading, listening to, and experiencing are pointing towards one key lesson: Rest in what I am given today.  Specifically, as I read the Bible I am seeing time and time again that the Isrealites are constantly being reminded of where they have come from, what there for-fathers have experienced,…

Family Time

Recently my wife and I got together for a nice date.  We went to a local place called Stockyard which has some fantastic burgers and then after that we went to Starbucks to have what turned out to be some fantastic conversations. Over the course of the hour we talked about finances, what we would…

What can a penny buy?

For my birthday I wanted a new pair of sneakers because my old ones where dirty with grease, wear and tear from me trying to be healthy and working out, and they smelled like a wet dog. I had some birthday money burning a whole in my pocket so my family and I went to the…

What If We Could Be Friends With Anyone?

What if we could be friends with anyone? Seriuosly, what is really stopping us from being friends with our neighbors, coworkers, the guy on the side of the road, or the lady in the office who smiles way to much? I ask this question because I had a recent experience where I took my son,…