In His Stead – The True Love of a Father

In His Stead, a book written by Judith Sanders, is a story about a former soldier who’s lost one son to war and is facing another son’s deployment. Rather than let his child go into harm’s way, Thomas Lane chooses to go in his place. His actions are based on a Civil War-era law that […]

Gratitude

I didn’t know what I wanted to say on the anniversary of 9/11 last week, so I didn’t post anything here on the blog. Instead we watched a little bit of the coverage in the morning and I explained the story to the boys again. The older boys were only 3 and we didn’t have […]