[So don't be too good or wise!] I can't be the only one grappling with the pangs of growth. Recently I was reading how the Bald Eagle has to go through some awkward patterns of plumage growth before it's bright white head of feathers grows in fully. I’ve felt that way myself-- just awkward. … Continue reading Grappling with Growing Pangs
Hope and a Future – Part 1 [I will rescue those who love Me] Andrew and I both grew up with loving fathers who understood the importance of discipline. Correction and guidance are simply necessary and mandatory components of our upbringing that are meant to shape the person we’ll become, keeping us safely on course. … Continue reading Hope and a Future – Part 2
[A Father to the Fatherless] I was wrong---again. It's okay, I'm wrong quit frequently. This is not self-deprecation; I'm not purposefully beating myself up. I am, however, making a confession. I get things wrong more than I care to admit, and while I don't enjoy making mistakes, it's often the only way we ever learn; … Continue reading Hope and a Future – Part 1
[Every valley shall be filled in, every mountain and hill made low] I really needed these last three weeks away from my blog; my health went a little crazy. On week one I was able to get a ton done around the house, but week two got a little squirrelly and carried over into week … Continue reading This Eagle has Landed
Behind the Song https://youtu.be/pkJB1ZW50RE Speak it Toby! Go Toby, Go Toby!
I told Andrew, "I'm sending you to Stubbornness Anonymous!" He said to me, "No, I won't go!" If that wasn't bad enough he also said, "You should lead by example." Have I ever mentioned that he's a brat? (My brat. <3)