Family

Humor is Your Ally

This was the moment. The next hour of my sanity was hanging in the balance. I stared at our daughter, who lay slumped on the floor, glaring back at me. We were assessing each other, each analyzing what our next move would be. This moment was all about control. The vacuum lay beside her, quietly …

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The Family Nobody Wanted

“We Americans can’t keep one tenth of our population in an inferior position, just because their ancestors were once enslaved…and still be a healthy democracy. It isn’t Christian and it isn’t democratic, and most of us claim to be both.” – Carl Doss (Doss, 1954, p. 187-188) I read a delightful book recently, apparently somewhat …

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Is Abortion Homicide?

“A…abor…abortion. Abortion!” Our eldest son was attempting to make out a large sign held by a man in the middle of the intersection. We were exiting the highway, sitting at a red light. “What does that sign say?” asked one of the kids. They were all intrigued as the sign was nearly as tall as …

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Hello Again.

Hello again. It’s me. The last time I put together a personal blog post was several years ago. A lot has transpired since then, and it has been on my mind to start writing about it. Today is our eighth anniversary and seems like as good a day as any to begin something new. After …

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