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Archive for the ‘love’ Category

joy, tears and timebombs

April 25, 2009

so we have had ella home now for a week today!   what an incredible amount of joy this precious little girl has brought to our family already.  it’s even strange saying the word family because even though dawn and i were a family all along, the addition of ella has added so many new dimensions […]

she’s perfect!

April 20, 2009

after our 5 day doctor check-up, ella is perfect in every way that they can tell.  she gained back weight and weighs 6 lbs 8.5 oz.  they said they haven’t seen a 5 day old look this good in a long time!  we’re so incredibly excited and blessed.  add to that a night with much […]

heaven help little ella…

April 16, 2009

everything is great this morning.  happy mommy, screaming hungry baby… …and a few thoughts are running through my mind. first is i’m overwhelmed at how precious, wonderful and beautiful my little girl is.  as i look at her and hold her, i’m amazed at how perfect she looks and how much love there is for […]

good friday: is sin dead?

March 21, 2008

  there was a good article in usa today about sin [CLICK HERE] this week. sin is far from gone in our lives and our  culture but the understanding by many that we actually commit sin or what we view as actual sin continues to change and diminish. today is good to think about sin […]

maundy thursday

March 20, 2008

tonight our church is gathering to celebrate the last supper, which Jesus had with his disciples before his arrest and crucifixion. if you’ve ever wondered what it is, here is an excerpt i found on-line… that evening they met in an upper room of a house in jerusalem to celebrate the passover. Jesus and the […]

i hate it

February 22, 2008

dawn left not much over an hour ago and i hate it.  it doesn’t feel right and that’s a good thing.  i’m usually the one that goes away and watches her from the truck as i drive down the street.  now this time i’m the one in the driveway waving and thinking there wasn’t enough […]