An Open Letter to My Daughter on Her 3rd Birthday

My dearest daughter, As I reflect on the last three years of watching you grow, I’m overcome with emotion. I’m overcome because I still cannot believe God blessed me with such a smart, spirited, loving and beautiful daughter. I stare at you sometimes because I cannot believe you came from your father and me. You are truly the best parts of both of us. Many times when I look into your beautiful … [Read more...]

Reflecting on 37 Years & Telling Your Story

“After that whole generation had been gathered to their ancestors, another generation grew up who knew neither the Lord nor what he had done for Israel” Judges 2:10. My 37th birthday is this week, and I’ve been in major self-reflection mode naturally. I’m thinking about all of the things the Lord has brought me through and about all of my blessings. I’m thinking about where I am in my life at … [Read more...]

Grandpa’s Hands: Salute to My Grandfather

This past weekend the children and I made our way up I-95 to attend my grandfather’s 83rd birthday celebration in New Jersey. I spent over 20 hours on the road going and returning, but it was well worth the visit. In the last few years, I’ve grown closer to my grandpa. When I was little, I loved spending time with him because he spoiled me rotten. I remember one summer, he bought me new clothes … [Read more...]