Do I know you?

Early in my marriage, Jackie and I took a trip to Costa Rica. In preparation for the trip, we read books, reviewed maps and talked to people who had traveled there previously. One of the things we heard repeatedly was that Costa Rican merchants would accept American dollars and everybody spoke English. These things were […]

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The Riches of Wisdom

As a husband, parent and a dad what are you asking the Lord for? Well if you are like me when I got married… nothing. I didn’t know what I didn’t know. I got married because I was tired of being single and we had children because that was the domino that fell next. Next […]

On Cultivating a Little Life

“Now the range of our possible sufferings is determined by the largeness and nobility of our aims.  It is possible to evade a multitude of sorrows by the cultivation of an insignificant life.  Indeed, if it be a man’s ambition to avoid the troubles of life, the receipt is perfectly simple–let him shed his ambitions […]