Elisa and I sat down last night after everyone went to bed. We try to spend about an hour or so, every night, just relaxing together. The nature of our job requires us to be around children pretty much from the time we wake up until when they go to bed so what little time … More Hush


I am trying out another guest post today and I think you will be blessed by what you are about to read. It is short but cuts right to the point. The author is a good friend of mine who my wife and I worked with at the Baptist Children’s Home in Illinois. When Elisa and … More Fear

Diving In

Well, our vacation is over. We’re all back in Virginia and settled into our home here in Brookneal. It was great to get to see all of my family and friends while we were on the road. However, as much fun as traveling is, it’s always nice to settle back into normal life. That is … More Diving In

So Gross…

Alright, I already posted today but I watched this video and had to share it. This guy let 1,000 bed bugs feed on his arm to create what resembled a tatoo of a rabbit. 

He was so heartless….

Okay, so this post is not necessarily related to anything that I am experiencing currently and also probably does not offer anyone any kind of advice on ways to improve their lives. However, I felt that it was something that was definately worth sharing as it absolutely amazed me when I read it. 

The Past Five Days

Vacation so far has been a pretty relaxing time though it feels like we have been driving non-stop for days. Since my last post, we have spent time in St. Louis, Missouri before moving on to Lebanon, Highland, Carmi, Flora and Pana, all in Illinois. Now, we have settled down at my mother’s house in … More The Past Five Days