Category: Family and Marrigae

What if…

What if Peter, after turning his back, would not have come back to Jesus?  What if Peter just ran away never to be seen again or, even worse, had followed the path of Judas, and ended his own life?  What if Judas had not ended his life?  What if...

Visitors from the East

The Magi--sometimes known as "wise men"--are too smart for Herod, though, and manage to visit the baby (who may have been a toddler by the time they found him) and then return home without giving up anything to Herod.  Well-done, Magi!...

Joseph’s brief moment in the spotlight

Had a gospel been written by someone who knew Joseph and Mary and family while the kids were growing up (Can you imagine what a story that might be?), we might see what a significant influence these two faithful servants of God were on their children, including the child...

End of first quarter!!!

After working hard, doing homework, adjusting to a new school with new routines and new friends, playing soccer, and taking mid-semester tests, both G and E have finished their first quarter.  We are proud of them both for their hard work....

Dust and Mold

Our two hour trip home from the airport took 5 hours due to some excess traffic, but we are in our home now. Next item on the todo list is to wash all the mold from our clothes, pillows, and mattresses that have been sitting for nearly a year....

How can they be that way?

People often ask me questions that take the form of “How can those people think/believe those kinds of things?” This article gives one example of part of the answer to questions like this. http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/918257/displaced-kids-view-marawi-terrorists-as-heroes It’s worth the read, check it out....

A Letter to My Little Joy

25 May 2017 To my Little Joy, You were a surprise; the best kind of surprise. I remember clearly the moment your mother came up to me and said, “Honey, I think I might be pregnant.” After nine years of hoping for another child and threes years of thinking...

Waiting…

Let me take a moment to thank you once again for you for your prayers and encouragement to our family. We are so appreciative. ...

Unexpected Joy

We are well overdue for an update.  Sorry.  The good news is that what we have to share is good news! In an unexpected twist to our time in the States, we discovered in early November that we are expecting our third child!  After some initial shock, we are so...

Sticking around

We have some good news to share -- we have been approved to stay in the States throughout the duration of Tamara's pregnancy! ...