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The Overcomer Dad

The Overcomer Dad

By Susan | January 6, 2020

To him that overcometh
will I grant to sit with me in my throne,
even as I also overcame,
and am set down with my Father
in his throne.

— Revelation 3:21

 

He comes to our house and cleans our windows. Afterwards, the world looks much brighter and clearer.…

Landon’s Walls

Landon’s Walls

By Susan | January 6, 2020

Children’s children are the crown of old men;
and the glory of children are their fathers.

— Proverbs 17:6

 

There once was a little boy, Landon James, who was soon to become a big brother. The new baby gets all of his old baby stuff. So it was time for Landon to get his first Big Boy Room.

Just Like Daddy

Just Like Daddy

By Susan | January 6, 2020

Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee;
and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee. . . .

— Jeremiah 1:5

 

There’s a new baby in the family, the first child of my nephew, Chris, and his wife Jana. Her name is Paisley. I held the tightly swaddled,

How Can I Help

How Can I Help?

By Susan | January 6, 2020

Art thou called being a servant? Care not for it:
but if thou mayest be made free, use it rather.

          — 1 Corinthians 7:21

 

We were on our way back from a trip to Chicago. We were there visiting our daughter and seeing our son-in-law get his MBA from the prestigious business school at Northwestern University.

Daddy's Doggone Derby

Daddy’s Doggone Derby

By Susan | January 6, 2020

For that which I do I allow not:
For what I would, that do I not;
But what I hate, that do I.

                                    — Romans 7:15

 

The Kentucky Derby’s coming up. The Run for the Roses! Most people try to pause and enjoy this all-American event on television. But one family we know really gets in to it.