The Spirituality of Fatherhood: Grace

A few years ago, my wife and I became the happy parents of two girls. Then a funny thing happened when we announced there was a third baby coming.

The Spirituality of Fatherhood: Prayer

When I enter the hospital one cold January morning after a frantic drive up a North Dallas freeway, I found my dad unresponsive due to complications from surgery.

The Spirituality of Fatherhood: Forgiveness

I have two children. My son is 14 and my daughter is 9. As much as I want to, I cannot recall all of details of the day I first became a father.

The Spirituality of Fatherhood: Gentleness

I picked up my three-day-old daughter from her bassinet, but I couldn’t make her stop screeching. I bounced, rocked, and swayed. Twenty squats later, I began to question my competency as a parent.

The Spirituality of Fatherhood: Jump

“What a little jerk!” is a publishable paraphrase of what I thought as I reread the story of young Jesus missing for three days in the temple while his parents frantically searched.