Hi kids, Today, and many days in America, my heart is heavy because of the racism I see across this country. Since we moved here nearly three years ago, it has stunned me how segregated and divided this country can be. This past week I've read of black lives taken by white police officers in … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 22- Racism
Hi kids, This past weekend we had a block party with some of our best friends, our neighbors. Today I want to talk to you about neighbors. Why would you need wisdom on neighboring? Because firstly it isn't common or even natural for many in the "Western world" to know or love their neighbors. Secondly, … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 21- Neighbors
Hi kids, Today I want to talk to you about each other. That's right, today I want to talk to you about siblings. Sean, you're already such a great big brother, and Abi you are the greatest little sister- always so excited to see Sean. Siblings is a challenging topic to write on. Like many, … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 20- Siblings
Hi kids, What's more dangerous? Hiking, or medical work in a war-torn country (in 2016, I think of Afghanistan, Iraq, or Syria). You'd probably answer medical work in a war-torn country. Apparently, hiking is just as dangerous. Yesterday I found out that a friend of mine was hiking in Colorado, tripped and hit his head … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 19- Risk and Death.
Hi Kids, I trust you are well, and I pray you keep growing in wisdom. Today I want to talk to you about Stopping for the One, another word you could use is compassion. Compassion is essential for people to know that they are loved by others and by God. Compassion can be small and … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 18- Stopping for the One
Hi kids, I told you I had a lot to say about marriage, I just can't help myself!! I'll share on something else tomorrow, but this stuff is so important. 10. When preparing for your wedding, spend more time preparing for your marriage than your wedding. Abi, I know that sounds crazy... but I'm serious. … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 17- Marriage Part 3
Hi kids, Here I go again, more on marriage. I share this with you because it seriously is such a significant and powerful part of life. Here we go... 7. It takes two to tango, but someone has to step on to be dance floor first. One of the greatest challenges marriages can face is … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 16- Marriage Part 2
Hi Kids, Dad here. So... I've never been that good with money. I'm not going to lie- but I'm getting better and better with it. So, here's my limited advice at this time. I pray you'd learn more from me at a later time, and I also encourage you to constantly seek more wisdom on … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 13- Money
Hi kids, Today is a little blog- for the little big things. I want to give you advice on the things you think may not be significant, but can be. I'm inspired as today, Abi, for the first time on your own you called me "Dada" when I was FaceTime calling you. That's a little … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 12- The Little Big Things
Hi Kids, This one is going to be a hard one to write, but I pray an easy one to read. Today I want to talk to you about the most precious human being on the planet to me, your mother. I want to give you some advice on how to treat her. I always … Continue reading Wisdom for my Children- Day 11- Your Mother.