Trees

Today, I am sitting on my back patio, enjoying some nice fall weather, finally.  The kids are enjoying being outside, enjoying the cooler weather, as well.  As I look around the yard and at the trees, and we have lots of trees… each one is different.  Some have lost most of their leaves, most are still very green (yes… I live in the south and it’s still in the 70s in November).  Some are changing colors, some are not, yet.  Each one in their own time.

Then I watch my kids play.  Each of them are similar in some ways, but each has a very distinct personality and set of interests.  Continue reading “Trees”

A Balanced Life

I love my kids.  Sometimes it just seems like I can’t get enough time with them.  As they get older… or maybe I should say as I get older, the time just continues to slip away.  I think that if I could spend 24 hours a day every day with them, it wouldn’t be enough.  Somedays 5 minutes is more than I can take.  As a dad with a full time job, ministry leadership roles, and parents to help care for, there is a lot of activity to fill a limited amount of time.  It seems there is always one area of my life that is in dire need of some attention. Continue reading “A Balanced Life”