My New Book – Apparent Faith

Several years ago I began to question whether I could be certain any longer about some of the things I was sure of.  By reflecting on being a father, I was able to re-evaluate Father God and what I believed.  It resulted in a more loving, less retributive view of God and, honestly, just a…

The Love of God

It goes without saying that I have loved my children since they were born.  I would go so far as to say that I loved them even before they were born.  I would categorize this love as close to unconditional.  There were times that I was frustrated with them.  There were times when I doubted…

When I Look at My Kids – Part 9 (Rejected by God?)

Rejection has been a recurring theme in my life.  I have had thick glasses since I was about five years old.  When you have glasses like I wear, it’s easy to get to be classified as really smart or a little crazy.  I was also relatively short.  I’m not sure why most societies honor the…

When I Look at My Kids – Part 5 (God is in Control?)

My boss used to tell people I was his spiritual adviser.  I always reminded him that if I was his spiritual adviser, he should probably listen to me every once in a while.  We had a pretty good relationship but he probably didn’t like it when I went to work somewhere else.   In the area…

A Baby Boomer’s Journey with Millennials

When I started raising my children, I first hoped they would be like me. We all go through that — we are delighted when they look like us or talk like us.  As they start to develop, it thrills us when they start to do the things we do and even do them like we…