Category Archives: Faith

When My Kids Make Me Shut Up

View image | gettyimages.com I am blessed with three of the most smart-ass kids that I have ever met. Every word that I say has to be carefully analyzed and scrutinized before I say it.  I have to make sure … Continue reading

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After All He’s Still My Dad

I thought I hated my dad.  Sure I had forgiven him for being a deadbeat dad and running out on my mom, leaving her with 3 kids to take care of on her own.  I had gotten over the times … Continue reading

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How Could They Have Known?

Last week Monday a horrific accident took place on the small Caribbean island of St. Vincent, A van carrying young children ages 11 to 17 ran off the road and ended up in the ocean, smashing to pieces on the … Continue reading

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Daddy Is A Church Snob

If you have read a few of my bogs then you would have concluded that my 6 year-old is quite the kid. The things he comes up with, his antics, he is truly a special boy, not to take anything … Continue reading

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Church Talks With My 6 Year-Old

Last Saturday, I attended my old church as I was invited to do special music.  It was great re-connecting with the old congregation that I used to worship with.  It seemed like the feeling was mutual as I was greeted … Continue reading

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Still Nifty At Fifty

I think I can remember every day of the last 365 days. As each day passed, it brought me that much closer to the big Five O.  I tried just about every possible spin I could to make it easier … Continue reading

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I Am In Heaven Now Mommy – A poem influenced by the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting

Mommy please don’t cry Or even ask why I had to die. And please don’t be sad, Not everyone’s bad, No need to get mad. *                    *                * We were having fun Then he came with his gun, And we … Continue reading

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When Madmen Violate Our Kids Sanctuary

It really seems as though madness comes out around Christmas and today is just another proof of that assumption.  Two heavily armed men in their twenties, entered an elementary school and allegedly killed 27 people, most of them kids. What … Continue reading

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The Power of Prayer

As a Christian, I often converse with God on issues that I have no control over.  Because my prayers are usually of thanksgiving, when I do ask for something, I do so with the conviction that it will be answered … Continue reading

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Kids and Church

In our efforts to rehabilitate (For lack of a better word) our Foster Son, we encourage him to take part in all family activities. Strongly encourage him.  One such activity is attending church. We try to make it to church … Continue reading

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