So what do I do? I do what I can. I encourage. I praise. I pray. I apply what I’ve learned to those in not so similar situations that allow me to freely share and comfort. I do what I can.
What is a hurt? If something hurt your feelings, what did it do? A hurt is an emotional need that is not met or taken from you. Thus, instead of saying, “That hurt my feelings.” You can instead say, “When you did x,y,z it really took away my (insert emotional need here).
I was talking with my good friend Brian Herr about my sister's latest blog post. It was about the simple need for companionship. It referenced my son Trey. He had a girlfriend in pre-school. I mean, she was HIS girlfriend. Other girls wanted his attention but...
Imagine your child runs up to you. They're bleeding from an unfortunate umbrella as a parachute off of the roof accident. You take to action and give him two aspirin. Good parenting right? No? Oh, that's right, a blood thinner to someone that is bleeding doesn't...
It's been months since my last post. I'll be relaunching soon but for now I thought I'd catch you up on where I've been and what I've been doing.... Marrying, burying, loving, serving, and crying. I'm a Pastor. Sinning, hurting, ignoring, and forgetting. I'm a...
The projector wasn't working in the sanctuary. The freezer in our church kitchen had stopped working...again. The air conditioning in our cafe' (9am service location) wasn't coming on. Our media team person wasn't going to show up (ok, it was Bella who forgot...
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I was talking with my good friend Brian Herr about my sister's latest blog post. It was about the simple need for companionship. It referenced my son Trey. He had a girlfriend in pre-school. I mean, she was HIS girlfriend. Other girls wanted his attention but...read more
You saw that correctly. Bella was in Sunday school and they asked, "How have you come closer to God?" Her answer was through the death of her grandfather and brother. Trey was diagnosed when Bella was five and died when she was nine. Two years later Poppi passed...read more
I learned how to golf when I was 12. I started playing volleyball at the age of 14. I didn't learn how to play tennis until high school. Those are the last things (activities) that I have learned how to do. Nothing new or challenging since then. That is, until...read more
I was raking/blowing/mulching/mowing the leaves. My mind wandered back to a few years ago. Bella and Trey played for hours in the leaves. Norman Rockwell never captured such a quintessential American moment. Trey loved the Thanksgiving Day parades. He would sit...read more
There's always a light at the end of the tunnel...only it very often ends up a train. It's always darkest...before it goes completely black. Ha ha, these are funny misquotes...and funny because many not only believe it to be true but have lived it. Yes, it's...read more
Remember hurricane Harvey? No, not Harvey Weinstein. I'm not even going to begin to expound upon everything that goes with that (not at this time anyhow). I'm speaking of the horrific natural disaster that deluged Houston and surrounding areas earlier this year. ...read more