Tag Archives: God

The Life of Jesus Starring Charlie (2015)

Jesus never sinned. Not even as a three year old. This is difficult for me to imagine. Have you ever seen a film where a character’s mind and body are being controlled by some other force? A magic spell, a … Continue reading

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The Life of Jesus Starring Charlie (2014)

This time of year I like to stop and reflect on Jesus’s childhood (check out my thoughts in 2012 and 2013)… I look at my own son and imagine how Jesus grew and what he was like… what his parents … Continue reading

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The Parent Screw Up

I believe most parents do their best. Really. They want their kids to be happy and successful and to turn out ok. They love their kids. Most parents really do. And most parents screw it up royally. Like me. Our … Continue reading

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Up Me, Mommy! / Seven Words of Praise

If you’ve been around little kids at all, you know their neediness can be both heartwarming and overwhelming. But even in the trying moments when you just want to continue the task at hand, it’s hard to refuse the sweet face … Continue reading

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The Life of Jesus: Starring Charlie (2012)

I have some shocking news you may never have heard anywhere else, ever. Parenthood changes your perspective. 🙂 Ha! Revolutionary. Today I have in mind an altered perspective on Jesus. Even up to last Christmas, I imagined him wrapped up … Continue reading

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The Expedition Edition

My son Charlie amazes me. He’s 15 weeks old and – with a little help on the balancing end – he has been able to stand and bear his weight for about two months now. Sometimes as I support him, … Continue reading

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Bearing Joy and Charlie

Nobody ever tells a pregnant woman, “Oh, you’re going to just love childbirth!” You’re more likely to hear, “Weeeeeell… it will be worth it.” But you know what? I loved it. The day Charlie was born, Lyle and I got … Continue reading

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