Wrapping up the A-Team visit, and looking to the mountains

I remain confident of this:    I will see the goodness of the Lord    in the land of the living.14 Wait for the Lord;    be strong and take heart    and wait for the Lord.Psalm 27:13-14 Our big couple of weeks featuring non-stop family took a significant turn Monday afternoon when I drove Andrew, Alicia, and Mr. T. to the airport so they could fly to Seattle …

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The Family Photo You Work a Lifetime For

- Rebekah and Lindsay These are the photos we work a lifetime for. Rebekah and I met, we started dating, we fell in love, we married... and then all this happened. Good grief. First Andrew, then Naomi; two most wonderful in-law children; four beautiful grandchildren; two remarkable families. So we had a few people over …

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When the entire family comes together

Saturday I took Andrew, Alicia, and Mr. T. into downtown Raleigh to look around the Natural History Museum. My grandson is still a little young to engage with the exhibits, but we had a good time walking around and simply being there. Besides, 90% of the things we have wanted to do as a family …

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Anatomy of a photo-shoot

If I wanted to stoop to the level of "clickbait" then I guess it would be tempting to lead with a photo like this one. You know what I mean: happy grandfather, cuter than pie baby, smiles all around. Or even the classic goofy grandparents, posing with three-quarters of their grandchildren, grinning like they have …

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” From God’s abundance we have all received one gracious blessing after another.” (the official family photo shoot)

Unless the Lord builds a house,    the work of the builders is wasted.Unless the Lord protects a city,    guarding it with sentries will do no good.2 It is useless for you to work so hard    from early morning until late at night,anxiously working for food to eat;    for God gives rest to his loved ones.3 Children are a gift from the Lord;    they are a reward from …

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The Definitive New Year’s Alexander Photo-Shoot

We always give thanks to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you. We’ve done this since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and your love for all God’s people. - Colossians 1:3-4 New Year's Day in Jacksonville featured a classic Alexander family gathering at Jesse and Heather's …

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The family photos we have dreamed of!

One of the challenges after not writing for several days is the overload of available subject matter now that I have a little time to post. I'll go back to Christmas Eve later, but for today I absolutely must share these family photos from our epic Boxing Day celebration here at Maul Hall. Of course …

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