Gremlins, Leeches, and the Failure of the Serenity Prayer

I have a toddler.   Anyone who has raised one knows it is among the most exhausting things you will ever do. They are in constant motion—usually in the wrong direction.   Whether toward danger or irresponsibility they jigger gigglingly toward it. Toddlers survive because parents constantly jerk their verbal leashes and, sometimes, their literal…

A Boy, His Dad, the Rescue Bots, and Psalm 63

Photo of the TBS Westminster Reference Bible My three year old son is my buddy.  When I’m home it’s cars, Rescue Bots, wrestling, you name it.  He never wants to stop playing.  One of the many blessings in my life is that I am home for lunch every day.  My office is that close.  As…