Timothy Bosma

2013 May

Dellen Millard: a young man of ambition

2017-07-20T00:19:14-04:00May 31st, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Ambition, like contentment, is one of those strange words to talk about with the children because it means everything and nothing at the same time. In a sense we are all ambitious because we are all looking. Through our actions more than our words, this is the lasting message that we leave our kids: we are looking for [...]

2013 May

Tim Bosma’s funeral: a bittersweet day

2017-04-10T21:29:02-04:00May 23rd, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , |6 Comments

The children had dental appointments and I was running late and so found myself in the back without a program in hand, a thousand people in front of me, a thousand faces, a thousand hearts, some in black clothing, some not, all coming together for one purpose, to say goodbye to Tim Bosma. We listened [...]

2013 May

Tim Bosma, dream house builder. Don’t let your heart be troubled.

2017-04-10T21:27:39-04:00May 15th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

‘Don’t let your hearts be troubled,’ is what he said. ‘Trust in God. Trust also in me. My Father’s house has plenty of room.’ This is what Jesus told his friends. That he was going to get things ready. That he’d come back to get his friends when things were all set. He’d have to [...]

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 [...]