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Summer in El Salvador

I dare to say that it is not uncommon that a father could live their entire life without spending an extended time alone with their children. If your children have yet to reach 16 or if they are already grown and have families, I would encourage you to plan an extended time one on one to give them your blessing. I set out to give my blessing to Summer, but I was the one who was so richly blessed. Continue reading

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My Life Speaks – Neply Haiti

My wife, Julie, and I have a list of goals and adventures that we want to share with our children to expose them to sports, culture, history and life experiences.  One of these goals was to take them on a … Continue reading

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Highlights from You and Me Forever by Francis & Lisa Chan

The following are some of the highlights for me from You and me Forever – Marriage in light of eternity by Francis Chan & Lisa Chan Continue reading

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Big Sky Backpacking

One of the great privileges a father has is to give his blessing to his son or daughter. To memorialize the fact that your love for them is beyond circumstances or performance. To celebrate their practice of making good choices that follow the values that you have taught and modeled for them. Continue reading

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Camp Applegate – Dewberry Pickin

My daughter and I have been spotting the dewberries for several weeks in the fields behind our home and hoping that we would have a good crop for her May birthday. Continue reading

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This is my son in whom I am well pleased

I shared with Drew the characteristics of these men that I admired and allow each of these men to speak a word of affirmation and encouragement to Drew. I really had no formal agenda or ceremony, but allowed it to happen naturally over the 3 days we were together. Continue reading

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The Importance of Collecting Memories

This weekend was a rainy cold weekend and the kids were restless. What a great time to think up something out of the norm to create a memory. So, off we went to Wabash feed store in downtown Houston where we bought two full grown Rhode Island Red hens. Continue reading

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The Heavens are Telling of the Glory of God, Psalm 19

All of God’s creation testifies to His greatness. He greatly desires to bless us and express His love to us as the bridegroom loves His bride. We are without excuse. If we are obedient to His instruction our souls will be restored, our eyes enlightened, and we will know Holy Fear. Continue reading

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Be A Courageous Mom or Dad

I commend the producers of Courageous for putting this inspiring and challenging video out to America and the world. If you don’t have the time to watch the movie take the 3 minutes to watch this final Father’s Day speech by one of the characters. Continue reading

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Two Simple Steps To Help You Become the Spiritual Leader In Your Home

Being the spiritual leader in your home can be an intimidating goal. This article seeks to offer simple direction to help you become a spiritual leader in your family. Continue reading

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