Tag Archives: Father

In/dependence

I’m a father. My son is 18 and my daughter is 16. They are great kids and I love them. Like their father, however, they are not perfect (both are far better than me at that age, however — 18 … Continue reading

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Look at me daddy

I was recently at the airport on my way to Detroit. A dad, mom, and two daughters of about 4 and 2 years had ridden the same shuttle from the parking garage to departures as me. After security, the dad … Continue reading

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A star across time

My experience in studying the Bible is that it’s a narrative that points toward Jesus from the beginning to the end. I was recently reading about Abraham. God selected Abraham to be the father of His people, the Israelites. He … Continue reading

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Safe in hand

I am constantly amazed and reassured by the direct connection between the Old (before Jesus) and New (during and after Jesus) Testaments in the Bible. Here’s a great example of one of God’s promises from hundreds of years earlier being … Continue reading

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Why calm the storm?

Matthew (8:23-27), Mark (4:35-41), and Luke (8:22-25) all describe Jesus’ calming of a storm. Luke’s version says: One day Jesus said to his disciples, “Let us go over to the other side of the lake.” So they got into a … Continue reading

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Our children

Our children are not given to us to be: shaped, molded, corrected, trained, coached, organized, positioned, manipulated, bred, or cultured. They are to be loved. Just like our Father in Heaven loves us.

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In the goal

It was a moment to be sure. I reclined on the turf, elbows behind me, legs stretched out in front. I pushed my fingers into the rubber beads between the thin plastic blades of uniformly green grass, all one length. … Continue reading

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