child’s prayer

2014 April

God’s not dead. He’s living inside my son.

2017-07-19T01:29:17-04:00April 4th, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

She’s an astronaut, a space walker, a scientist of scientists, way up there in the cosmos, first floating free for some time, just on a tether, then, after some drama, getting into a tiny space capsule, into her driver’s seat of sorts. She is bright and pretty and has a one in ten million view of creation, [...]

2013 May

Praying for Tim Bosma. Growing young.

2017-07-20T00:27:51-04:00May 14th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

It was Mother’s Day, Day 7 of it all, Day 7 since Timothy Bosma left his Hamilton home for a quick test drive of his truck with a couple of strangers and then vanished. And it was my girls who prayed for him. ‘Dear Jesus,’ Liz said. We were on the 401, in the van, in the busyness of the [...]

2013 April

A different sort of Easter bunny story

2017-01-31T23:16:33-04:00April 2nd, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

We’ve heard the story so many times – Jesus died, Jesus rose from the dead – that we think we know something about something, and maybe we do know, if nothing else, a profound hope, the hope of eternal life not on some fluffy cloud playing a harp with cherubs floating around, but a hope of [...]