What I Know

What I Know

There is a sense in which everything important that I know, I know because of Lew and Judson: Because of my sons I know pain and joy I know the fellowship of suffering and the comradeship of advocacy I know to appreciate typical childhood development I know that...
Personal Praise History

Personal Praise History

Spring 2010 Wooing and forming God, I thank you for my EARLY CHRISTIAN FORMATION AND EDUCATION. For Christian parents, pastors and Sunday School teachers. For Aunts and cousins: Dot, Jean, Dottie, Mona, Florence, Susan. For teachers in the Fairfield, Ohio school...
The Given Companion

The Given Companion

The Given Companion “How do you expect to get to the end of your own journey if you take the road to another man’s city?” Thomas Merton said. I imagine that he also asked: “And how will you build your home there if you reject the given companions who come to you with...
The Day Lew Died

The Day Lew Died

The Day Lew Died: February 4, 1998, 5:30 p.m. “Your son, Lew, is very seriously ill.  We need for you to come to the hospital.”  It is a female doctor at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville.  We are at home in Lexington, 85 miles away. “On a typical day we could...