Category: Family Issues

Thou Shalt Spank…

Thou Shalt Spank…

Spanking. To spank or not to spank? Whenever the debate of spanking comes up, often Christians quote the “thou shalt spank” verse: “Spare the rod and spoil the child.”  Sounds good, doesn’t it? I...

In Daddy’s Arms

In Daddy’s Arms

Daddy show me your muscles! I do my best superhero impression and flex my ‘massive’ arms, she pokes my muscle and giggles. Then she does her best body builder pose with both arms flexed…and...

Daddy Needs a Time Out.

Daddy Needs a Time Out.

“I DON’T WANT TO BE IN TIME OUT!  I DON’T WANT TO BE IN TIME OUT! I DON’T WANT TO BE IN TIME OUT! DADDY! I DON’T WANT TO BE IN TIME OUT!” Seven...

Like a Friend From Heaven

Like a Friend From Heaven

So this afternoon after dinner, Meagan, our 6 year old, was driving me bananas with her pent up energy. Bouncing off the walls, climbing furniture, wrestling with her brother, throwing toys, just being, well,...

A Letter to My Young Sisters in Christ

A Letter to My Young Sisters in Christ

My dear young sister in Christ Jesus, You are so beautiful. Never let anyone tell you otherwise. God made you just the way you are; he knew what he was doing. He designed you, he...

I ♡ Wendy’s Jr. Bacon Cheese…

I ♡ Wendy’s Jr. Bacon Cheese…

I met my wife when we were young.  Eighteen, to be precise.  We were working at Wendy’s Restaurant.  She was on cash, I was flipping burgers.  She loved the Spicy Chicken Sandwich, I loved...

Dad Advice: Stop Playing the Tough Guy

Dad Advice: Stop Playing the Tough Guy

  “Code Blue ER Trauma 1”   Came the announcement over the PA system. It was 7:15 am on Christmas eve day, and I had just started my shift at the hospital.  I was already assisting...

Dad Advice: Act Like a Family Dog

Dad Advice: Act Like a Family Dog

When I get home after work at about 5pm, I have been out of the house for about 12 hours.  The day is just about done, and I am tired, sometimes I am stressed...

Will God Get it Wrong?  Where is the Line Between Hard Work & Trusting?

Will God Get it Wrong? Where is the Line Between Hard Work & Trusting?

Sometimes readers send me emails and ask me questions. I do my best to answer them, or refer them to someone who can. But sometimes I have a question the same as someone who...