My kids skipped in a circle on the neatly packed bricks of the square at the entrance of Disneyland. Kellie was fussing with the stroller and I was checking our wristbands as the hundreds of other families readied themselves for a fantastic day. It’s a magical place, truly it is. We bounced from one ride … Continue reading How I Found God At Disneyland – Todd Stocker.com
I’m up earlier than normal again. The last few weeks have stolen hours of sleep from me, most likely because of today. Five times now, I’ve endured the turning of this calendar page without my oldest daughter Makenzie. Five times now, this day has kept me from work, from happiness and from others. Five times … Continue reading Makenzie: Five Times Now, Today.
Believe it or not, our nation is very godly. Ask most anyone on the streets of New York, Boise or Sacramento and they’ll elude to the fact that they have “God” in their lives. Enter into a conversation with church-goes and church-haters and you’ll discover that “God” that drives their life. The question is, “who … Continue reading OUR NATION IS VERY GODLY
One of the most difficult experiences for those of us whose kids have died is to relate to our other “earth-walking” kids. That’s what I’m 'drifting' about most recently. Not that I wish they were like Makenzie or that they acted as the same, but I reactively want to talk to Makenzie about how awesome … Continue reading My Makenzie Drift
The talking heads of our society are dukeing it out. “The reason Connecticut happened is because there are too many guns.” “No, there aren’t people who are allowed to responsibly carry guns.” “It’s a mental health issue.” “It’s a security issue.” Back and forth the seeking of the reason behind last week’s tragedy is the … Continue reading Is Our God Withdrawing?
Yes, there I go again. Rushing into a busy day, grabbing my keys, my wallet, my phone and my pride. I've got many important things to do. I've got a calendar full of meetings and a mind full of noise. And yet I forget to fire up the most powerful app that far exceeds any … Continue reading PRAYER: WHAT IF GOD SAID “YES?”