Laughter and other simple joys

My weekend with my daughter is over for another couple weeks. This is typically the “let-down” time for me as I return to a quiet apartment and kill some time before going to bed. It was a good weekend, though she suffered part of the weekend through a “tummy ache” and a bumped nose that…

Finish strong: Teach your children well

Image by apdk via Flickr Although I didn’t write the following (I’ve now seen it on facebook and in another blog) this timeless piece of wisdom bears repeating in light of the message out this week in the new movie “Courageous.” So, men of God, are we up for the challenge? We need to teach…

Real beauty 2.0

I’m thinking as I peruse my electronic copy of a national photography magazine about some imaging software being advertised in the magazine, that while this software sure is technologically advanced, it is very dangerous in light of the kinds of messages that these photographs can send to our daughters. Take for instance the photo of…