Growing up, I had a small card on my dresser that had my name, its definition, and Proverbs 22:6. Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. As a youngster, I was fascinated by trains! I had several toy models and pictures… Continue reading Train-ing Children
How is it that humans are often doubting the only thing that they can trust in a given situation? Think of kids that won't jump into the pool where Dad had just caught them moments before because "He may miss this time!" Think of students who question the teacher on answers to tests with "Are… Continue reading Doubting the Trustworthy
American's have been celebrating Mother's Day since 1914 when President Wilson made it an official national holiday. However, the main person who advocated that the country take a day to appreciate mothers had all but disowned the holiday by the end of her life. She felt that the original spirit of the holiday had been… Continue reading Mother’s Day
My wife had a first yesterday when she ordered groceries online which were then placed in the car for her when she arrived at the store for pick up. As is the trend today, she was quick to record herself to share her experience with the world. She was able to go shopping with our… Continue reading Moving Forward?
My wife recently took a personality test which led her to urge me to take it as well. The Briggs Myers test determines which of 16 personality types you are, deciding between things like extrovert/introvert, sensing/intuition, thinking/feeling, and judging/perceiving. Taking this test is supposed to help you understand more about yourself while at the same… Continue reading Personality Test
There are relationships that are formed in life that are extremely superficial. Associations made through work or school tend to be among the most common that only exist because you happen to be in the same place for an extended period of time. I'm sure meaningful relationships spring from these but not many. I was… Continue reading Brothers in Christ
The worst part about being a teacher and a new parent is the number of things you miss. Spending 8-10 hours each day at school is a huge amount of time away from the family. The plus side, though, is that soon they will be coming to school with me! Today is unusual that I'm… Continue reading Teacher Dad – Sick Day