Category Archives: parenting

Making God sad?

Jesus loves me, this I know, “… and in the in-between time …” For the Bible tells me so. Little ones to Him belong; They are weak but He is strong.   Jesus loves me—loves me still, Though I’m very … Continue reading

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When eternity breaks in on us

It’s impossible to live near L.A. as someone who writes every day, and not write something about Kobe Bryant this morning. You would have to be an alien who just landed on this planet to not know what went on … Continue reading

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Two wills and a destiny

So I woke up in Phoenix this morning but there’s no baseball in sight, unless the Diamondbacks are home tonight.  But I wouldn’t know that because I am not here for baseball, I’m here for my son, Chandler. He has … Continue reading

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Another admissions scandal

Our son, Christopher, lives about ten minutes from a church that has the reputation, among many churched and even non-churched people, for having the absolute best pre-school in town. It’s like the USC or Stanford of pre-schools. Christopher’s daughter, Jocelyn, … Continue reading

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A proper disregard for the law

  [Note: If you’ve been reading the Catch all week, you can skip the first two paragraphs.]

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A single mom’s Mother’s Day

We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. We need compassion. Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977) During this all-important Mother’s Day weekend, let’s take a look at the … Continue reading

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All the right stuff

For those of you who have been following our 19-year-old Chandler over the years, I have to tell you that he is doing well. In these last few months, he has taken incredible strides in the right direction. Just yesterday … Continue reading

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