4 Low Cost Gifts Any Father Would Love
Father’s Day. A day to celebrate dad’s. But unlike Mother’s Day, gifts are much more difficult. Favorite foods maybe, but flowers and a card don’t usually work. Dad toys tend to cost a whole lot of money. Go big or go home, right? Well, if a new jet-ski, boat, or truck isn’t in the budget, […]
Our near miss on Money Theology
Credit cards and the devil. The two twins of the American economy. Debt is the devil. I have followed and tried to implement the teachings of financial guru Dave Ramsey. My wife and I were introduced to similar teachings around the time we got married, but back then it was Crown ministries. I’ll be […]
Stop saying this when friends are in crisis…
Another random Facebook post. A friend asking for vague help, their circumstances not allowing them to share publicly whats really happening, but nevertheless, they fling a desperate cry out into the void. A diagnosis. A crushing blow. A job loss. Condolences and “prayers” come flooding in. Along this flood of well wishers, perhaps this phrase is […]
Why this Duck Dynasty Star should never get lucky with his wife.
My daughter’s favorite show these days is Jep and Jessica, the spin off from Duck Dynasty. My little butterfly loves “the Rednecks” original show and so adding kids into the mix is exciting. The show is about as exciting as watching grass grow if you ask me. In an early episode, Jep does manage a […]
3 things that Great parents teach that good parents don’t.
3 things that great parents teach that good parents don’t. Loving your kids is what average parents do. Caring for your kids needs is what average parents do. Appropriate physical affection is what average parents do. (Give your kids hugs. Its not rocket science, though it is simple, good science. ) Grounding your kids in their […]
3 things my son lost with his disability
Recently, our son began needing a wheelchair. It’s a journey thousands face. In this process, we’ve received lots of love and support from friends and family. Yet at the end of the day, we often feel like people don’t know what to do with Joshua because of his disability. Here are three things we’ve noticed […]
Never trust a white man with blue eyes, a FORD, or a skinny cook.
In college, I had a friend come to me and apologize because he thought I had feelings for the girl he liked. He obviously wasn’t feeling really positive towards me at that time, but we were going to have to work together so he was the bigger man and came to clear the air between […]
3 Conversations to have to save your marriage while on your honeymoon
Honeymoon conversations Its your honeymoon. Your perfect day just finished. The cake was great, the best man didn’t drop the ring, and you are now on the beach, after the perfect first night. Suddenly you realize. The wedding is over, now we have to be married? How do we do this? note: If you aren’t […]