What can Separate?

When I was just a small child my mother packed her bags and while my father was working she left with me in her arms to live with my grandparents. The separation was devastating to my Dad but as I was only about a year old I had no understanding of what had happened. One…

Wait till your father gets home!

For the Lord disciplines the one He loves and chastises every son whom He receives…For they disciplined us for a short time as it seemed best to them, but He disciplines us for our good, that we may share His holiness. Hebrews 12:6; 10 “Go sit on your bed till your father gets home!” were…

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…