There was a moment when I knew my life had changed. When the old things were passing away and something new had begun. When the relative quiet of my world was filled with the cries and breaths of a new creation. When my son, Isaac, entered the world…entered my arms…entered my heart. Today, as I [...]
The other day, my oldest daughter and I were sitting in a fast food joint and enjoying a little time together. Being one on one with any of my kids is a sweet opportunity for connection. Abby has been an especially wonderful compatriot through the past 16 months, however. We were silently watching two or [...]
Another video that Isaac wrote and directed during a visit to my parent’s farm at New Year’s. My dad is a very sweet and willing participant.
A debate over whose family is more crazy. Who even knows who won. Isaac and the rest of the family put this together during a visit to my parent’s farm at New Year’s. It was definitely a family collaboration…and lots of fun.
Isaac, Elijah, and I shot the footage for this video quite a while back but never finished it. Isaac put the polishing touches on it and, finally, here is The Burglar.
Years before I became a daddy, I heard Michael Card’s beautiful song Barocha. It’s a lullaby from his 1989 children’s album Sleep Sound in Jesus, and it uses the profound Hebrew priestly blessing from Numbers 6:22-27 as its text: The LORD said to Moses, “Tell Aaron and his sons, ‘This is how you are to bless the [...]
The name Abigael means Her Father’s Joy. I truly cannot imagine a more appropriate name for my daughter. She exudes enthusiasm and creativity and compassion and kindness and, without question, joy. Abby is mature and thoughtful, responsible and insightful. She is also zany. The bizarre and hilarious things that she spontaneously spouts crack me up on a [...]