hope

hope

I was privileged to sit with my family the other night in a very raw and emotional family meeting. I listened as each person expressed some of the sacred and tender feelings in our hearts. The impromptu meeting began when my dear son Riley walked into the library and...
Our life changed in an instant…

Our life changed in an instant…

As a football player who benches over 300 lbs and blocks guys who weigh at least that much, Riley is usually complaining that something hurts. About a year ago, maybe less, Riley complained of back pain on his left lower rib. The pain radiated around to the side and...
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas my dear friend, Christmas has a very new meaning for me this year. As you may know, one of my beloved children has been fighting cancer for almost four years now. This is not a path I ever saw my family having to walk. It is not a path I would choose...
Where are you Christmas?

Where are you Christmas?

Am I the only one who looks out the window on the 7th of December and asks, “where is Christmas”? Remember the magic when you were a kid? When bright packages, festive treats, new dresses and magical parties filled the air with the signs of Christmas? Do you recall...