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A Walk to Remember – On Our 10th Anniversary

The walk about which I am writing doesn’t concern the film of that name, though both are love stories. The walk I’m writing about is a trip down the isle of a church that my wife and I took ten years ago today. And really I’m writing of a journey… about the independent paths we walked alone to get to that wedding, and the walk we’ve taken hand in hand ever since.

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Mr. Rogers on Scary Things in the News

When the nightly news is dark and frightening, I find quotes like the following from Mr. Rogers help provide comfort and renewed confidence in my fellow man…

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Great Quote from @BradPaisley to Kick off Your New Year

Love this New Year’s quote, “Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365 page book…” Read more ➜

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I Miss You Dad

There are certain times and life events during which the absence of loved ones is most acutely felt. Thanksgiving, Christmas and the birth of a child I’ve found rank high among these. So at this joyous time of year, please indulge me a brief sad moment.

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Never Pass Up a Chance to Dance with Cinderella!

So I'll Dance with Cinderella - Steven Curtis Chapman

While reading her Cinderella, our then 3½ yo daughter asked me to dance. I’m ashamed to say my first thought was, “I’m too tired to dance with you tonight.”

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Death is Nothing at All

Death is nothing at all.
It does not count.
I have only slipped away into the next room.
Nothing has happened… (continued)

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Inspiration For a New Beginning

Photo of Irish Poet John O'Donohue

If you know someone in need of inspiration for a new beginning in any area of their life, I hope you will share this with them.

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7 Ways to be a Better Dad

6 Ways to be a Better Dad

Stop and smell the diapers. Just a few suggestions from one dad to another on making the most of the most important years of our lives and those of our kids. And just to be clear, I’m writing this not because I think I’m such a great dad or because I know or do it all right. Nope, I’m writing it as a reminder to myself of a few of the things I need to focus on every day to be just a bit better as a father.

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Travel: London – Mind the Gap!

Mind the Gap

London’s one of my favorite travel destinations, and I love the ubiquitous signs they post in public places. Mind the Gap! Way Out! Look Right! Read more…

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