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I won’t if you won’t.

I was in the backyard recently listening to the “I’m bored” edict from one of my boys. I gave a list of things he could do to be un-bored.. everything from ride your bike, kick the football through the goal posts, load the dishwasher, swing.. when all of a sudden I found a frisbee in… Read more »

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God has holes in the knees of his jeans

I’m of the belief that God has holes in the knees of his jeans. Yes, God has jeans and they are both Holy and holey.   Yesterday I was down on my knees play/picking-up toys if you’re a parent you get it.. you pick up while you play… it’s kind of an “80/20 rule” of sorts. I… Read more »

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Thankful Thursday : 007

  Thursdays here at SOF are dedicated to being thankful.  #ThankfulThursday   [ one ] dreams. how boring what it be to never dream (while awake, or asleep)? We would never have made an airplane. we would never have made cars. we would never have seen the depths of the ocean. we would never have walked on the moon……. Read more »

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Thankful Thursday : 002

There is always something to be thankful for – Thursdays around here at SOF are dedicated to being thankful.  [One] Children’s innocence. [Two] Answered prayer. [Three] The creativity of God (and the image of it in his people)! Thankfulness is something we should practice! Share in the comments what are you thankful for!

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a bigger water source

My wife told me about a situation that played out in our backyard the other day with two of our boys.  We talked about many of the spiritual applications… and it was too funny, and too much of a reality for some of us, not to share.    So here goes: The temperature in the… Read more »

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the moment

    There’s a point in everyone’s day. Maybe it’s the moment before your feet hit the floor. Maybe it’s the moment before you open the door to the office, to the shop, kitchen, child’s bedroom, the mailbox (bills)….. Maybe it’s the moment after someone flips you the bird in your car for no reason…. Read more »

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the battle

My strength. When broken. I am seated with you. When chaos. You are still. When accusations. You are shelter. When failure. You are faithful. When I disappoint others. You are not. When doubt. I look up. When distraught. I praise.

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27₵ and Dad’s getting the rest…

The other day, I took one of my son’s to the Lego Isle – there was a Lego set that he really wanted, like… REALLY wanted. For the past 2 weeks he has been asking me how he could earn enough money to buy it. To say the very least – those same last couple… Read more »

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watch your step

…distracted again – by the screen, by my thoughts, by comparison to others, by that REALLY great song on repeat, by my to do list, by all my new-year’s resolutions which I have now deferred to next year already, by trying to please my boss rather than my God, by working so hard I forget… Read more »

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here’s the scene

11:00pm Sunday evening – great day of worship with The Bride at PCC.  Chai tea is cold now – yet I’m still sipping it. Listening to some amazing music, a mix of Bon Iver, Sleeping At Last, Imagine Dragons, Hillsong, and Walking in April [reminiscing] – Christmas lights still glowing, they would grow arms and… Read more »