Must Have Done Something Good

Must Have Done Something Good

It felt as though we got home late today. It was, in all reality, about 5:45 but dark. I picked the boys up just a little bit late. Cooper seemed tired. He and Aiden have been fighting some version of a virus this week and I just think he’s a little tired from it all. We pulled in the driveway and I let Aiden down in the yard outside the car, knowing that he wouldn’t wander. I got Cooper out. He just seemed tired. He’s never...

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One Year

One Year

Every day I stand surprised that this fiery little beast of a child is already a year old. The last year has been a busy blur and I can’t believe he’s adjusted so well to all the change. Aiden is one. He’s walking. He thinks he’s talking. He tries to sing along with Cooper. He eats everything he can get his little hands on (including play dough). He sleeps like a champ. He wants to snuggle all the time. He’s a...

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This is how we do it.

This is how we do it.

Ok, I’ve got a plan. There was an amazing parishioner at my last charge. She was a self-starter in pastoral care, though it’s likely she doesn’t know that. Self-starters are amazing. They’re the life source of a functional church (you know…..other than God). Pastors love, love, love them and need them. Churches need them too. Sometimes they don’t know that. I loved this woman very much and still do....

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I Saved a Moth

I Saved a Moth

I had a long day at the office. Really it started late. I didn’t get to the church until 10:45. It was intentional. I stayed straight through until choir tonight and when I do that, in order to find some balance and not short-change my children, I spend some time in the┬ámorning with them and come in later. I got home at almost 8:00 tonight. The boys were already asleep. I was a hot shower away from hitting it myself. I got in the shower...

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