There were three groups of young people in the Northwoods last week. Two groups of young ladies were in houses on the east and west side of the Wolf Lake. The young men stayed in the main lodge. Holly told me an interesting story when she returned. On Friday night each of the groups built […]
Last Sunday night before our staff meeting at Headquarters the young ladies posed for a photo. They would leave on Monday morning for the Northwoods on a Journey to the heart. We wrote an article on the Journey to the Heart you can read on the IBLP web-site. Here is more on the Journey to […]
Here is a treat I discovered on the ‘net. You will enjoy it. Click here and spend a half hour with the first guy I have ever known who had earned a Masters degree in Storytelling. You might want to read about Tommy Oaks here.
I love my children deeply but there are times when I feel an emotional or spiritual distance like they are drifting a little out of reach. Sometimes one or both of us are distracted or busy. The distance may be the result of my own selfishness or irritability or hurt that steams from anger. Sometimes […]
It is a beautiful morning. The air is fragrant with spring and this is the time of day when the birds sing in the huge white pines north of the house. I need an excuse to go out. Instead of brewing my own coffee, I jump in the car and drive the back way along […]
Wherever I go I keep an eye open for bookstores. Downtown Traverse City, Michigan has a unique book shop. The city is at the southern end of Grand Traverse Bay, at the south east base of the Leelanau Peninsula. One day in May a few years ago we were there for a few days on […]
Indianapolis, Indiana Saturday Morning Today our Holly is 23 years old! The whole family is here for the Dad’s Conference so we were able to have our annual birthday breakfast together.
Indianapolis, Indiana Friday Evening Friday was set aside as a “Day of Delighting in the Lord.” Before dinner we had communion. The afternoon was filled with teaching, testimonies, confession, tears, and singing. After a day of fasting dinner was roast beef with mashed potatoes and gravy – very, very good. (Hats of to Chef Grose […]
Indianapolis Training Center Friday Session: Last night (Thursday) our family sang; “One Little Lost Lamb,” and Mr. Gothard interviewed myself and three of the children to encourage the dad’s who had assembled for the meeting. Mr. Gothard then spoke on things a father can do to bond with his sons and daughters. He gave all […]
Indianapolis Training Center Thursday Morning It is Thursday morning, the first morning of the Dad’s Conference. Last night Mr. Gothard spoke to open the conference. His message was on how to prevail in the life-long conflict against lust. He used the example of Amalek and gave powerful, clear, practical ideas about how to prevail in […]