Who Will You Be (When the Curtain Falls)?

Knowing who you want to be is more important than knowing what you want to be. Fatherhood is a challenge, not in the sense that it is challenging, as in difficult. That is a given. All work that matters is difficult. More so and more importantly, it is a challenge to who we think we…

You Cannot Catch A Shooting Star (But You Can Witness It)

It is difficult to imagine, prior to experiencing it, how one tiny, fragile life can determine so much of your future simply by existing. Children have no choice as to how, when, where, or from whom they are born and they come into this world with needs and wants that transcend these individual circumstances. No…

Love is a Request Undenied

What would I have missed if I was not willing to pay attention? A few nights ago, as I was writing, my daughter walked past me to go to the bathroom. Less than a minute later, she came back and told me that the house was too dark and she was scared to go to…