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I’ve Got the Month of May

Shea, my 2 and 2/3 year old toddler, plays a new game in the car. As soon as we pull away and set forth on the road, she removes her sneakers and socks with a mischievous smile. Once her feet are free, she looks…

TRUSTING IN GOD

One of the pitfalls of social media besides the freedom to spew negativity with little to no consequences is the temptation to measure yourself against the photographs of “friends.” It is human nature I guess. You see an image of these “friends” and you…

THRU THE EYES OF A CHILD

Look at this photo. My daughter, almost 2, marveled at the real fish and sharks at the Philadelphia Aquarium this past week. This picture captures her amazement beneath the artistic interpretation of swimming fish between exhibits. I am struck by her eyes. They are…

LOVING AS A DAD

Last year was my first Father’s Day. It was special. I recall receiving a complimentary beer at brunch, and feeling that “I earned this one.” Almost 365 days later, I approach this day with two overwhelming emotions: pride and despair. Two emotions that do…

APPRECIATING TODAY

The screensaver of my laptop is a moving slideshow of pictures of my daughter. As she turns 9 months tomorrow, I am struck by how much she has grown. It feels like yesterday when we took her home from the hospital. As crazy as…

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