I was trying to get my daughter ready for church this past Sunday morning, and she was being fairly cooperative. That is, until I tried to put her pants … Continue reading The More We Scratch, The More We Itch
My Monster and Me He goes where I go. He sees what I see. Then he tells me to do things that just aren’t me. I know what I ought … Continue reading My Monster and Me
My daughter turns 2 today (your prayers are appreciated). She is strong, independent, smart, beautiful, funny, clever, and athletic. And my life has never been the same since she arrived.
Here’s a video Mandi Lynn released recently on how to format your book into an ebook format for various different online shops, and it is super easy.
A marriage is two messy people making a beautiful mess together.
God is there in our mess. He’s not afraid of the crap we’ve made of ourselves. He doesn’t balk at a little dirty work. He sits in the flower bed, … Continue reading God is in the Mess
17 years later. I can still remember the way I felt sitting in my high school classroom, wondering where our world was headed. 17 years later, I’m still asking the … Continue reading Remember
I’m here to listen.
Do you ever feel like you obsess in the smallest things ?
It’s like we’ve put on a pair of microscope glasses.
Do you ever find yourself sucked into an un-winnable argument?
Sure, it seems innocent enough. You start exchanging points with someone, counter a few of their arguments with some of your own.
There is a certain shame in anxiety, especially if you are a Christian. If God is all-powerful and Jesus is always with us, why are we entrapped in fear and … Continue reading The Shame of Anxiety
Austin Kleon is my favorite. I don’t hide this very well. .@austinkleon is on vacation from his blog, and I'm severely deprived of content. — Robert R. Fike (@robfike) July … Continue reading Active Reading in the Margins