Do Unto Others’ Children As You Would Have Them Do Unto Yours

My wife and I did something daring recently. Not because we’re “daredevils” or because we like to “live life on the edge,” but because we knew—in spite of the “risks”—that it was what we were supposed to do.

We became licensed as foster parents.

Maybe it’s not really such “daring” thing to do. Many other parents have done it before us and are doing it now. But to hear the concerns often voiced over our decision to become foster parents one would think we had just agreed to sell our family—and our children, in particular—up the river.

Human Life: How Important Is It?

OK…I know I am going to open a can of worms with this one, especially with all of the debates and bills that were up before the Senate and Congress several weeks ago. But as I have been thinking and praying this week, I realized that we just recently celebrated Sanctity of Human Life week and it is the opportunity to celebrate the value of a human being.

As I reflected on it this week, I pondered what would have been different if my parents had chosen abortion, or if I had chosen abortion with my kids.

Why I Want the Super Bowl to Be a Close Game

Okay, maybe not a close game. But, a good, old-fashioned, come-from-behind victory kind of game.

I’ll preface this by saying, I really don’t have a dog in the fight. I’m not a Patriots fan, nor a Seahawks fan. In fact, I don’t like either team. The Patriots beat my hometown Rams in the Super Bowl a decade and a half ago; and the Seahawks’ coach—Pete Carroll—once coached the arch-rival of my beloved Notre Dame Irish (with USC beating them nearly every year).