Family God Moments

Our Family’s Journey to Find God in the Everyday

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Signs of Hope found in Despair

All of a sudden, fall is gone and winter has arrived. The mornings are bitter cold, the sun elusive, and there are only brown leaves and empty branches in place of the beautiful autumn colored foliage. We are at the beginning, with months and months ahead filled with brown, cold darkness! Continue reading


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Serving Together

It’s a Monday night. There’s a group of sophomore boys from a local Catholic high school, a well-dressed young man with a Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints badge prominently displayed, two international students from a local college, a couple of Lutherans (my son and myself) and some men, residents of the homeless shelter where we were serving the evening meal. Continue reading


Do we over-complicate faith?

My daughter, Lea, is nearly 2 ½ years old now – a time that has flown by, yet I can’t quite fathom was life was like without her! One of the things we notice about her when compared to her older brother (which you try not to do, but it inevitably happens) is that she speaks very well for her age. Continue reading