Speak Blessings Over Your Family

“Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.”
– Proverbs 18:21

For those of you who follow An Every Day Dad, you know that I’m been absent over the past year. I took the time off to focus more on my family and to put more action behind the things that God has shown me about being a husband and father.

At least that was my intent.

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Odd Moments and Scraps of Wisdom

“What we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments…”

“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” -Proverbs 22:6

It’s a big world, at times a scary world and some day I’ll watch as my son steps out into that world. My son is only 1-year-old, so I have a bit of time before this happens but when I sit and think about all the things I want to teach him first, 18-years doesn’t seem like enough time. Continue reading “Odd Moments and Scraps of Wisdom”

For My Children’s Children

“A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children…”

It’s hard to understand when we are young, that every decision we make will shape not only who we are but our future. We live for the moment and the enjoyment that it can bring, not thinking about consequences. Continue reading “For My Children’s Children”

What Is An Every Day Dad?

Being intentionally present with your children every day is what makes a good dad, great.

The biggest difference between an everyday (common or normal) dad and an every day (daily) dad, is the belief in intentionality.

Being intentionally present with your children every day is what makes a good dad, great.

I have learned fast that being intentional isn’t always the easiest thing for a dad to do. Continue reading “What Is An Every Day Dad?”