The amazing privilege of writing to encourage!

We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other.Romans 12:5 Rebekah and I may be officially "retired", but I still have enough writing gigs to keep my attention focused and my freelance career active. One, and probably the most important in terms of keeping my visibility current, is the column …

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5 Ways to be Leaders in Service, in Generosity, and in Compassion

One of my continuing/recurring writing gigs involves providing up-to-date content for Family First, one of the world’s best Websites dedicated to creating and curating resources for families (see links to all these sites at the end of this article). My writing is featured in Family First and All Pro Dad. Then once in a while …

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two clicks, and an update on home-sweet-home

But be doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves. For if any are hearers of the word and not doers, they are like those who look at themselves in a mirror; for they look at themselves and, on going away, immediately forget what they were like. But those who look into the perfect …

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how to “up your game” as a dad

I apologize for the late post today. It has something to do with getting up extra early so I could drive to New River Elementary School up in Wesley Chapel. My friend Lynn Pabst is the principal, and she graciously invited to speak to the Tony Dungy "All-Pro-Dad" chapter that meets at New River once …

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a baby, a computer, and a cup of tea…

THREE PHOTOGRAPHS: A couple of weeks ago someone told me that my occasional "Three Photographs"  feature (sometimes four) is a cheap-and-easy way to deal with the fact that sometimes I can't come up with anything to write about. No argument here. But really, when Naomi sends a picture like this, what can I do other …

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photographs that help memories

I know this is a writing blog. However, I also feel that I have developed a real relationship with those of you who read on a regular basis, and so this morning I want to share some photographs from this weekend that will do a better job than my words when it comes to telling …

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Ten Ways to Live the Life-Charged Life

One of my more regular writing gigs is the ongoing work I do for All Pro Dad (allprodad.com). In brief, All Pro Dad provides resources and encouragement for men who are motivated to do their dad job with imagination, creativity, commitment, faithfulness, love and anything else that works. All Pro Dad comes under the Family …

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