Monthly Archive: May, 2010

Girls growing up

This past weekend my daughter and I spent a very special morning talking, reading and sharing … about girl stuff. With fifth grade ahead, Hannah is embarking on a new stage of life. One that takes many girls by surprise. Knowing that it can be a stressful time, I’d sought advice from other moms and [...]

Did you see that? (5-23-10)

Headlines from the world we live in This first story is from last week, but I just discoverd it … Jobs attacked for wanting to keep iPads porn-free … and does a good job defending himself Steve Jobs wants iPad to provide ‘Freedom from porn’ (Peter Smith,   A Job-like tragedy – say a prayer for Samir [...]

Latter Day love

Molly and I spent two nights this week with one of the most gracious, kind, men you’d ever want to meet. He is one of Molly’s uncles. He’s also a devout Mormon. Whenever business carries him anywhere near Dallas (about every two years), he telephones to ask if we’re free for dinner. He’s eager to [...]

Dio, Heaven, and Hell

I don’t know if you know who Ronnie James Dio is. Or perhaps I should say “was,” since he died yesterday. If you listened to heavy metal music in the 60s, 70s, or 80’s, you’d know why today’s AP reports referred to him as a “metal rock god.” He was kind of like Ozzy, only [...]

Boot Camp

Yesterday I started boot camp. At least that’s what they call it. It’s a Master’s level semester course in church-planting compressed into five days. I knew it would occur at Dallas Theological Seminary. I did not know it’s in the same room where Hebrew and I underwent two years of fierce battle. I tensely expect a [...]

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