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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About answers

Sunset on Lake Superior

It has been brought to my attention a few people have asked about what I have been up to since I quit my job.

I appreciate those who have asked, and I don’t want them to wonder so here is the latest answer to their question. Continue reading “About answers”

Reflections on your first Christmas

Dear Maelynn and Maggie,

It’s Christmas, but you two were already fast asleep when this letter was written.

In a few minutes, your first Christmas will be your first Christmas past. Continue reading “Reflections on your first Christmas”

A look back on a weird month

July was a roller coaster of a month — full of ups and downs — so it should be fun to look back. Continue reading “A look back on a weird month”

A few quotes from Secret Church 2014

sc14The 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”