Category Archives: Family

The Rest of the Ring Story

Solomon wrote “There is a time to search and a time to give up searching.” He didn’t say either would be easy. Continue reading

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New Ring, Old Promises

Sometimes, the value of a thing is not in itself but in what it represents. I think that’s especially true of wedding bands. Continue reading

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Cool and Soothing Waters

Taking a break from work to share a dip in a mountain stream with my son: priceless. Continue reading

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Of Naming Rights and the Nature of Rivers

Driving through the Kansas River valley on our way to a wedding in Manhattan got me to thinking… maybe rivers and marriages have more in common than I thought. Continue reading

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Back in the Old Days

It’s not what it used to be and maybe it never was, but growing up on a farm and in my family provided a good, solid basis for the next of my life. Continue reading

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This Bitter Shore

There are many hard losses in this world; losing a baby has to be among the hardest. How critical in this the love of family, the caring of friends, the sharing of sorrow and the hope of resurrection. Continue reading

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The Laughter of Old Men & Little Children

Maybe it’s not exactly what Jesus meant by “bring those kids to me” but at least making little children laugh doesn’t contradict the notion! Continue reading

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