It’s About Time!

It’s About Time!

If you grew up in our American culture, chances are that you have heard the phrase “It’s about time” strongly from a maternal or paternal authority’s voice.  This phrase usually means that the person speaking can’t believe it took this long for a particular event or conclusion to occur.  When you think about it, almost…

Funnel Cakes and Fellowship

Funnel Cakes and Fellowship

I am writing this post in the aftermath of taking a good number of my family to our Alaska State Fair.  I am going to admit up front that I was in protest of going this year.  My initial thoughts were, “been there, done that,” “it’s going to be expensive, any way you cut it,”…

Fighting with the Family

Fighting with the Family

There are certain providential circumstances that lead to conversations you might not have entered otherwise. My wife and I had such a conversation late last week. You see, in case you haven’t seen the latest episode of Keeping up with the Schneiderashians, the most recent development is that we are expecting another baby…again. I can hear…

Dad

Dad

This week I am talking with my sister and brother and planning our Dad’s memorial service. He passed away on June 6, 2020, and we are just now able to get together for a service coming up in October. How do you share memories of your Dad? How do you express your personal thoughts regarding…

About My Dad

About My Dad

There has been a lot of talk these days about heroes.  And most of the heroes mentioned are normal people being faithful in their normal job while facing difficult, and lately unprecedented, challenges.  I have been thinking a great deal about the health care workers that are taking care of my father as if he…