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Jesus and Santa

I thought we were done with Christmas stuff. But no. On Thursday evening, as I’m bringing the boys home from pre-school (well, after school care for Older One), a discussion erupts in the car. I later determined that it was … Continue reading

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Brokenness Aside

A few days ago, I hit one of my lowest points in this journey. In thought and in prayer I asked “what are we doing, we can’t keep going like this.”  Thinking about this, I penned a long e-mail to … Continue reading

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Sheep, Savior, Suffering

In all fairness, I had seen 80 percent of the children’s Christmas musical over the past 12 weeks of practices. I still have “shaggy, smelly sheep” ringing in my head. So, forgive me if my mind wandered a bit as … Continue reading

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Raising Ebenezers

When one mentions the word Ebenezer during the Christmas season, many people automatically think of Charles Dickens’ character Ebenezer Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol.”  But for the past 24 hours, I haven’t been able to stop thinking about the word … Continue reading

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Oh How He Loves Us So

I think there’s a sterotype in our culture that fathers can’t talk about “moments” they’ve had with their kids. As if it were to weaken them in some way. On the contrary, I think it has the power to strengthen. I can’t … Continue reading

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