Week-end Visitation Rights

As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him  Psalm 103:13 My relationship with dad began with his week-end visitation rights granted when I was 15. Though I just barely knew what my dad looked like I eagerly looked forward to his one week-end [er month visits. Our relationship began…

Full Custody

When most people say, “I really didn’t know my father,” what they really mean is “I had a terrible relationship,” or “My dad hardly talked to me” In my case it meant that he was like someone I had met once in a dream. Until I was 15 years old he was only able to…

Dad’s memory of Anzio

In tribute to my favorite veteran (my Dad)! I am posting a part of a poem he wrote   about his experience at Anzio, Italy. The ship he was in was hit by a bomb and sank and Dad was wounded yet by God’s grace he managed to swim to shore. Thanks to God and…

Grandparents

Grandchildren are the crowning glory of the aged parents are the pride of their children. Proverbs 17:6 When grandparents and parents play on the same team kids come out ahead. Here are just a few ideas I have learned as a grandfather. Grandparents don’t have all the answers but we have learned a few of…

An Example of Peace

The things which you learned and received and heard and saw in me, these do, and the God of peace will be with you Philippians 4:9 Do you have anyone you follow as an example? Throughout the Bible we see how God gives his people examples to follow. Some are obvious like the twelve disciples…