My blogging journey started when we learned Kristen was pregnant with Megan.
21 years ago, using a Gateway laptop, and a now long-out-dated version of Microsoft Word, I wrote daily entries into a documents pouring out my hopes and dreams for my unborn child.
Becoming a parent is a common reason people start writing. I think about Solomon, King of Israel, sitting down to write out Proverbs… while infinitely smarter and inspired by the Holy Spirit… he was essentially doing what I was doing on that old laptop: Writing out his hopes and dreams for the generations to follow while also trying to explain how the in the world things turned out the way they did.
As I think about those early writings, me sorting out what it meant to be a dad, to lay out what I was hoping and dreaming for my kids… it’s really all about Kristen and I. It was about what we wanted for our kids.
When each of our children were babies I remember holding them, staring at them, staring…