My Little Pony – Finding Joy

You know it is funny.  I grew up watching My Little Pony. It was the one thing I got and enjoyed doing with my step-children. I know often sit at work listening to My Little Pony songs.  It reminds us even as adults the importance of being a good friend to one another and we … Continue reading My Little Pony – Finding Joy

Burying My Five Year Old Self Today

I buried my five year old  self today. That part of me that loved to laugh and make corny jokes. The part of me that was best friend with my stepdaughter. We used to tell each other jokes in the car annoying her brother and dad. I never forget the first joke we told each … Continue reading Burying My Five Year Old Self Today

My Stepchildren Xander and Tori – 3880

So like most Sundays I got dressed put on my head covering and went to church. I started with 845 Matins and Continued on through services till about 1130. I chanted, I smelled the incense, but today I lit a candle praying for my stepchildren. I don’t know why I did today, but I did. … Continue reading My Stepchildren Xander and Tori – 3880

Guess What? – CHICKEN BUTT!!!!

Dear Tori and Xander, Well this blog brings me to 101. I wanted to say thank you for enduring not being able to see your father and I.  We understand it is both difficult and rough on the two of you. Nothing much to tell really about what is going on. I been busy with … Continue reading Guess What? – CHICKEN BUTT!!!!

Dairy Queen Afterwards – Letter to Tori and Xander

Dear Tori and Xander, Well it is the first workday of the government shutdown. I am not worried too much about it. God always provides. Monday I am starting my class for my first Clinical Pastoral Education credit to get my associates accreditation for my CPSP.  My associates will be in Pastoral Counseling or I … Continue reading Dairy Queen Afterwards – Letter to Tori and Xander

One Flesh, One Body – Emotional Disengagement

Today we will be talking about the second signal that you are heading for a divorce.  Like yesterday I will discuss the issue and then a way to head it off. It is by heading it off that can keep your family intact. To often the hardest time in a man’s life is the two … Continue reading One Flesh, One Body – Emotional Disengagement

Live Your Dream – Christian Response

So in the midst of searching I found this site Live Your Dream. While most of it just gave me a chuckle I decided I would write about the Pledge to Empower Women they try to promote. Apparently they want me to support women living their dreams. While I could spend days on this pledge … Continue reading Live Your Dream – Christian Response

Engaging Our Adult Children

Many of us reading this wait for the day when we can be re-engaged with our children. Yet many of us know that they will be past childhood and now be adults. Self-Care Haven published a blog by Shahida Arabi. I figured as several of us are parents or families that have been #Erased that … Continue reading Engaging Our Adult Children

Remember To Be Nice

Dear Tori and Xander, I hope you are staying warm today. I wanted to let you know that your dad and I had a snowball fight with one another in the snow that fell at our house.  Athena and Maxwell did not like the snow and stayed inside where it was warm. We finally turned … Continue reading Remember To Be Nice

Fifth Commandment

Tori and Xander, Good morning sweeties. I hope your enjoying your time off from school. What are you planning on doing for Thanksgiving?  Your dad and I are going to be having pot-roast I think. HEB had a family meal that looked good plus it is customized in size for just two people.  Your dad … Continue reading Fifth Commandment