In a day when fathers are missing or hurt their own children, I am so privileged to be able to celebrate the DADS in my life. I first celebrate you, dad, Don Miller, in your 90s, still praying for people and loving people, everywhere you go. Even on your toughest days, you walk the mall […]
In the early 80s while in seminary in Texas, I listened to radio broadcasts on parenting. One intriguing interview introduced a recycled idea, “homeschooling.” It was new to me as Raymond and Dorothy Moore, homeschool pioneers, encouraged waiting to begin formal schooling, especially with boys, and doing it at home. They did not mean to […]
Twenty-three years ago tonight, we met a long little guy named Kirk Robert. It sounded like old news to some – “it’s a boy” – a fifth boy! But we were thrilled and still feel that way today. You were our first dare-devil – the one who got the most stitches and knew your way […]
Twenty-nine years ago today, early in the morning, I said hello to you, my first son…seven sons and one daughter later, I could not be more blessed!!
Life is full of twists and turns for everyone. As one book I read several years ago said, “Life is chaotic” (Finding God, by Larry Crabb). And it doesn’t seem to be changing except for the worse. An amazing aspect of life though, is that in the midst of all of the mystery and chaos, […]