A father expressing his love exercises an awesome power to shape a life. A father who fails to utilize this power also shapes a life. Present or absent, used or unused, the power of the father is lifelong, and indelible. This sad song wakes me up every time.
Terra Firma Man is afraid of heights. I don’t know what trauma gave birth to my acrophobia. But Terra Firma Man met his match last week.
You’re messed up. So am I. Sin has deeply affected us.
Some affects are obvious. We lie. We lose our temper. We gossip. We act selfishly.
Some affects are subtle. We judge others. We try to appear better than we are. We hold others to our standards. We give love when we feel it’s earned.
I’ve never been a big fan of March. It’s a “no-mans-land” month for me. Football ended a couple months ago and doesn’t kick-off again for over five months. I like March Madness, but not enough though to move March up in the rankings.