Category: husbands

  • Face to Face

    Face to Face

    I reached for the potatoes. Baked potatoes for dinner. That works. I am tired of being by myself. But I do have to eat. I could have left over tacos, or the spaghetti…but I’m not in the mood for leftovers. As I reached into the bag of potatoes, I realized that this was just one…

  • No Shame in Asking

    No Shame in Asking

    As she fumbled through her wallet for the food stamps, the man behind her shifted his weight from one leg to the other. His annoyance and smug attitude escaped no one’s view in the register line. When the young mother counted the slips of paper to the checker, she was embarrassed as she whispered, “I…

  • Resolutions

    Resolutions

    Why is January First a day for resolutions? Adults choose this day every year to make promises of change. Diet, exercise, budgets – many of us select the first day of the year to begin the process of reading through the Bible from cover to cover. All admirable goals. How many of us succeed? In…

  • Waiting on the Lord

    Waiting on the Lord

    I accepted a new job a few months back. We had moved from Minnesota to Colorado a year ago last November. Since that time I have been working for myself by writing web content and building websites for several clients. But the time had come to move on. As much as I enjoy working at…

  • Who Will Mow the Grass?

    Who Will Mow the Grass?

    It had been a tough week. School ended and she was trying to get into a summer routine. With a second grader, a soon-to-be five-year-old, and a two-year-old, the mama simply had her hands full. Add the children to her days which were already occupied by errands, working, meals, house cleaning and laundry, three dogs…

  • Presumed Guilty by James Scott Bell

    So, a pastoral counseling session leads to an affair. A scene we have witnessed played out in the news and local churches too many times in real life. Ron, a strong pastor, with a commitment and platform toward getting pornography off the Internet and out of the minds of our citizenry finds himself arrested for…

  • Just do what I say and no one gets hurt.

    So, just a couple weeks ago, my wife told me that she wished I would stop just putting my dishes in the sink. “Rinse them and put them in the dishwasher, please.” Ok, – getting back on track trying to be helpful – I make a concerted effort to not only put my dishes in…