Category: Jesus

Advent: 4 Ways to Become a Better Man & Father this Season.

Happy New Year! In the Church, Advent commences the Christian New Year. Advent is the season that most retailers miss between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Advent is a preparation in anticipation for the coming of Jesus. Most people focus on Jesus coming during Christmas, but…

All Hallows’ Eve Revisited

Horse costume. Check. Flag with fleurs-de-lis. Check. Sword. Check. Home made Saint cards. Check. Fifteenth century French-like soldiers helmet and armor. Umm…we may have to improvise. All Hallows’ Eve, also know as Halloween is right around the corner and my wife and I are…

Jesus in the Bathroom: The Mundane & Sacred

The picture above is from one of our bathrooms. We have a crucifix in every room in our home to help us remember that God is always present. In the bathroom where this photo is from, I placed the crucifix in this basket. It…

Babies, Guns and Jesus

  I am having a bit of a dilemma with the subject of this post and I am writing about it because this site is about “everyday daddy stuff” and this constitutes that. Also, because I believe there are plenty of other men who…

Telling the Story

Originally posted on Discovering Fatherhood:
I love telling stories. I’m going to be that old grandfather who tells stories over and over again, while the grandkids say, “Grandpa! You just told us that one!” There is something about a good story that really can…

Fully Alive: Part I

There are so many things to fear in this world: death, being mugged, losing a loved one, loss of financial stability, cancer…the list goes on. I fear never becoming the man God has called me to be. There is something incredibly frightening at the…