Tag Archive | family

Sacred Pandemonium

It finally happened. After 37 Christmases with 3 children, their loves and our 7 grandkids I guess it was inevitable. In National Lampoon worthy fashion, this year the Christmas tree fell over. Now, to be accurate, we have two trees. The formal, pretty one we call “Mom’s tree” and the other is the “family tree”. […]

The Porch Swing

The Celts called them “thin spaces”…natural settings that intersect spiritual openings and create eternal moments. In the fast-paced frenzy of life as we know it, such moments seem fewer and farther between than ever before. The frenetic energy of everyday living and the white noise of technology’s incessant intrusion routinely drown out the voices of those we most long […]

The Inside Story

It isn’t often in our scattered existence that my wife and I get to sit with close extended family from both sides in the same week. This week we do…and few things are more precious. When you sit with people who have been in your life all your life, who know the ins and outs […]

Father Figured

My three children call me names. They always have. Not bad ones…at least not in my hearing. But they have each chosen, I think unconsciously, a specific word that is their go-to handle for me. Whether it’s on the phone or face-to-face, each has a pet personal name they seem to automatically use. As I […]

Sacred Irreverence–One Wild, Loud, Happy Family

There is nothing like the sacred irreverence of a family celebration. Today in our home we enjoyed the engagement party and couples shower of our youngest child, Lauren, and her wonderful fiance’, Chase. This morning we had a house full of children and grandchildren eating, laughing, teasing, rough-housing, playing music…all while Dianne made our house look beautifully special and […]

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