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The Paradox Of Family

 “The promise of paradox is the promise that apparent opposites – like order and disorder – can cohere in our lives, the promise that if we replace either-or with both-and, our lives will become larger and more filled with light.” Parker Palmer F... read more

The Humility of Family

Having been married now for close to eighteen years, God has blessed our home with three children, two beautiful girls and one amazing little boy. Being a daddy has never been all that easy, but it has always been rewarding beyond measure. The colossal as... read more

Words of Wisdom

In my study at home I have seventy-five frames, which litter almost every inch of my four walls. For each one of these seventy-five frames I have chosen a different person throughout the ages who has inspired me with their life or their writings. I have t... read more

Parental Prayers

Not since the birth of Armenianism versus Calvinism has there been such a bitter divide in Christianity. Ok, so I may be exaggerating just a touch. But being a parent today means you automatically have to choose sides. It’s Dr. Sears or Baby Wise; Dr. D... read more

Birthday Wishes

This coming week in the Tippit family we will celebrate three different birthdays. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday we will celebrate the birth of our of two beautiful girls and my wonderful wife. Around our house, we call this time of year, Christmas in Ju... read more

The Strong Willed Kind

As mother’s day has recently passed and summer is just beginning, I thought this short poem would be quite right for this week’s blog. My wife, who is also the mother of our three little miracles, wrote it several years ago. May we each honor our own ... read more

The Poetry of Family

Everything in God’s creation points to something beyond itself. Something that unites the majestic with the mundane; that marries heaven with earth; that gives us fleeting glimpses into the transcendent nature of His uncontainable Being. Nowhere is this... read more