Sandwiches and Success

Sandwiches and Success
While recently on vacation, Eric was bursting with excitement about going to Disney. But in order to get to the “disney days” he had to wait patiently through 3 days of his sisters’ gymnastics competition. That was hard. Just as his sister was getting ready to leave our hotel room to hang with her friend ...

“Afraid”

“Afraid”
He felt the tickle on the back of his neck; that familiar tickle that made him aware he was dreaming. “Please let this one last,” he silently begged. “I’m scared, Daddy,” Luke whispered. “What if I fall over? What if I can’t stop?” The summer sun peaked through a cloud trying valiantly to burn away ...

Be Noticed

Be Noticed
Did you know that peacocks don’t grow their feathers until about the age of 3? I found this fact interesting. It’s around that age when our son really started standing out from a crowd with his happy noises, flappy hands and jumping bean legs. It got him noticed. It made him stand out from all ...

My Guide

My Guide
I said recently that I was sent off on this road trip without a map to follow. I was wrong. I had the perfect map: it was with me all along and drawn by the most loving and selfless person I have ever known. All I had to do was follow her example: give myself ...

Enough

Enough
I can’t take away her fears. But I can hold her, listen, and make her trust in her soul that she’ll never face them alone. I can’t melt away his anxiety. But I can support, comfort him, and be his rock. I can’t answer all of her tough questions. But I can listen and offer ...