Life tips for my nephew

Life tips for my nephew

Mason,

When you were born Feb. 20, I was elated. A lot of things ran through my mind at once when I thought about you, mostly pride and a plan to travel the length of the country twice in a weekend to see you.

My pride has only deepened in the six days you’ve been here, especially since I heard you’ve already peed on your mama.

My plan didn’t happen, but there’s another one in the works and we’ve been officially introduced on FaceTime.

Since I wrote to your sisters shortly after they were born, I thought I’d try to write down some things you might need to know about life.

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A few quotes from Secret Church 2014

A few quotes from Secret Church 2014

The Church at Brook Hills  has Secret Church once a year on Good Friday. This year, I made the trip to Birmingham to watch the simulcast with my sister, brother-in-law and their friends.

We learned how the cross of Christ affects every part of our daily lives.

Here are some quotes from the simulcast, which was taught by David Platt, that jumped out at me last night. Continue reading “A few quotes from Secret Church 2014”

A mile in my shoes (March 15, 2009)

A mile in my shoes (March 15, 2009)

A few days ago, while suffering from a serious case of writer’s block, I came across a writing prompt that asked for my idea of what life would be like if I were a handicapped person. I couldn’t help but chuckle as I wondered what other people’s responses would be if they were to walk a mile in my shoes.

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